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By Elizabeth Garrett -
This book fictionalizes the short and colorful careers of the two best-known female pirates ever to sail together, Anne Bonny and Mary Read, ...Read Review
By Nina Barragan -
It is 1889 when Rifke Schulman, a young Jewish woman, is sent to Argentina by her family to escape the pogroms of Russia. She ...Read Review
By Cecelia Holland -
This is the story of Nancy Kelsey, the first American woman in California, and an elemental part of that great state’s early ...Read Review
By Catherine Coulter -
In this rewritten and re-titled version of Catherine Coulter’s 1983 book, Chandra, we meet Chandra de Avenell, a medieval heroine who is tougher ...Read Review
By Fiona Buckley -
Fiona Buckley draws the reader into the story with her lively and fluid first-person narration: “The journey that took me from the Châ...Read Review
By Robert J. Conley -
Individual titles are: The Way of the Priests (ISBN 0806132728), The Dark Way (0806132736), The White Path (0806132744), The Way South (0806132752), The Long Way Home (0806132760), The ...Read Review
By Malia Martin -
William Shakespeare’s plays may have been written by a number of other people, or so it’s claimed, but the premise of ...Read Review
By Pat Cunningham Devoto -
Published 2001Published 2001-05-18
This Southern adventure starts like Harry Potter, with a little boy on a train platform, but his journey carries him not into magic ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Hay -
Published 2000Published 2001
Maurice Dove, a botanist and student of weather, journeys from Ottawa to rural Saskatchewan in the mid-1930s to analyze the climate of ...Read Review
By Daniel Alef -
This is the first in a projected series of three books the author is titling the California Chronicles. Covering 1829 to 1853 and taking the ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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