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Giving Voice to the Silent: The Last Grand Duchess by Bryn Turnbull

BY ELIZABETH K. CORBETT In Bryn Turnbull’s The Last Grand Duchess (MIRA, 2022), we find ourselves at the dawn of the 20th century ...Read Article

Remembering Forgotten Women in Lullaby for Witches by Hester Fox

BY NICOLE EVELINA In Hester Fox’s haunting new novel, Lullaby for Witches (Graydon House/HarperCollins, 2022), readers are transported to the beautiful historic ...Read Article

Balloons, Dirigibles, and Gliders in History

BY B.J. SEDLOCK I wasn’t that interested in lighter-than-air travel until I read Frederica, a book by one of my favorite ...Read Article

Help the Historical Novel Society celebrate its 25th anniversary!

The Historical Novel Society is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and May 2022 will mark the 100th issue of Historical Novels Review! Would ...Read Article

The Prophet’s Wife by Libbie Grant: Melding the Personal and the Historical

BY TRISH MACENULTY Libbie Grant’s powerful novel, The Prophet’s Wife (William Morrow, 2022) tells the story of Emma Hale Smith, wife of ...Read Article

Launch: Elaine Stock’s We Shall Not Shatter

INTERVIEW BY PAULA MARTINAC  Elaine Stock‘s new novel, We Shall Not Shatter, is a story of friendship, family and hope in WWII. ...Read Article

Launch: Lori Anne Goldstein’s Love, Theodosia: A Novel of Theodosia Burr and Philip Hamilton 

INTERVIEW BY MALLY BECKER                    Lori Anne Goldstein is the author of four novels for young adults: the Becoming Jinn contemporary fantasy series, and ...Read Article

Launch: Tamar Anolic’s Tales of the Romanov Empire

INTERVIEW BY E.C. AMBROSE Tamar Anolic has written several books on the Romanovs. The Russian Riddle is her biography of Grand Duke ...Read Article

Sherlock meets Van Gogh: Timothy Miller’s The Strange Case of the Dutch Painter

BY CLARE RHODEN The fascination of Sherlock Holmes continues into the 21st century, in a range of media and creative output. The demand ...Read Article

New books by Historical Novel Society members, February 2022

Congrats to the following author members on their new releases! If you’re an HNS member who’s written a historical novel or ...Read Article