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By Don Coldsmith -
Little Bull is a Lakota Sioux forced to assimilate into early twentieth century American culture. Though this novel is only a fictional account ...Read Review
By Alan Furst -
Paris and France are the subject of this novel, even more so than the men and women caught by the German advance of 1940. ...Read Review
By Richard Flanagan -
In 1828, a convicted forger is exiled to Van Dieman’s Island, i.e., Tasmania. Thus begin the fabulous adventures of William Buelou Gould. ...Read Review
By Lynn Armistead McKee -
When a neighboring tribe attacks her peaceful village, Nyna is set adrift in a canoe. Three days later, she comes ashore in a ...Read Review
By Adele Geras -
Toward the conclusion of the Trojan War, two orphaned sisters, Xanthe and Marpessa, watch events transpire from within Troy. Very human teenage girls, ...Read Review
By H.N. Turteltaub -
With all due respect to Homer, nautical adventure tales have studiously ignored the Ancients in favor of a prolonged love affair with the ...Read Review
By George MacDonald Fraser -
The Candlemass Road is a well-written novel based firmly on fact. Set in the outlaw Border country between England and Scotland in the ...Read Review
By Marcia K. Matthews -
Most novels taking place in the Elysian days of the late 1960s — sex, drugs and rock & roll — seem to center around San ...Read Review
By Charles J. Peterson -
Originally published in 1855 and out of print from 1873 until 2001, Kate Aylesford has attained legendary status among residents of New Jersey in recent decades. ...Read Review
By Dan O’Brien -
As an old man on the eve of WWII, Valentine McGillycuddy remembers an earlier conflict when he served as contract surgeon in 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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