Original features from our print magazines.

An Unlikely Partnership: Ghost of the Bamboo Road (a Hiro Hattori Novel) by Susan Spann

Susan Spann has recently published Ghost of the Bamboo Road, (Simon & Schuster 2019), the seventh novel in her Hiro Hattori series, set in 16...Read Article

Lies In White Dresses by Sofia Grant – an inspiring tale about female friendship in the Divorce Capital

In her new novel Lies in White Dresses (William Morrow, September, 2019), Sofia Grant chronicles the story of three women who visit a “divorce ...Read Article

The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott Reveals the Story Behind Doctor Zhivago

One of the most highly anticipated historical novels to hit shelves this fall was Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept (Hutchinson, September 2019). ...Read Article

Historical Trades: Saddlery, Logging, Coopering, Blacksmithing

If the characters in your historical novel are involved in the ancient trades of saddlery, logging, coopering or blacksmithing, these book and website ...Read Article

Six Historical Novelists Come Together to “Search for the Women” in Ribbons of Scarlet

I think I can safely speak for many historical novelists when I say that writing a historical novel isn’t easy. Historical novelists ...Read Article

A Leader in the Field: A Profile of Historical Novelist Margaret George

Margaret George has been one of the leading authors of historical fiction since the publication of her first novel, The Autobiography of Henry ...Read Article

The Other Windsor Girl by Georgie Blalock Showcases the World of Princess Margaret

What could be more glamorous than life at the side of a princess? American author Georgie Blalock’s new novel about an aspiring ...Read Article

New books by HNS members, November 2019

It’s great to see so many new releases this issue. Congrats to all the authors! If you’re an HNS member who’...Read Article

New Voices: Lorna Cook, Molly Greeley, Alan Hlad & Alec Marsh

WRITTEN BY MYFANWY COOK Debut novelists Lorna Cook, Molly Greeley, Alan Hlad and Alec Marsh create intriguing characters set against the backdrop of ...Read Article

History Rhymes: The Function and Importance of Historical Fantasy

WRITTEN BY KRISTEN MCQUINN Within every issue of Historical Novels Review one section of reviews is labeled “Historical Fantasy,” where readers find books ...Read Article

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