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By John Vernon -
In the first of two parallel stories, John Vernon chronicles Major John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition through the Great Canyon. On May 23, Powell ...Read Review
By April Kihlstrom -
The mystery content of this Regency romance is slight but definitely present. Miss Prudence Marland, guised as a Moroccan prince, is rescued by ...Read Review
By Ann Moore -
Gracelin O’Malley is a farmer’s daughter living a hard life in rural Ireland when she catches the eye of the local ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Karen Pierce and Grace Colton are two strong women who find themselves in an epic struggle against man and the Alaskan wilderness during ...Read Review
By Alice Randall -
Alice Randall retells the story of Gone With the Wind using Scarlett O’Hara’s mulatto half-sister Cynara for her voice. In diary ...Read Review
By Gary Jennings -
A Gary Jennings novel is always a breathless, exotic and occasionally shocking ride, and this is no exception. Third in a trilogy of ...Read Review
By Mike Blakely -
Honore Greenwood, by his own admission a genius, fled France for America after slaying a man who raped the woman he loved. At ...Read Review
By Peter Brandvold -
My assumption is that the title is intended to be ironic, at least in part, since there is very little that’s romantic ...Read Review
By Micaela Gilchrist -
“Sixteen years ago, when I followed the General away, I had known him for only three days. I reconciled myself then to sleeping ...Read Review
By Malcolm MacDonald -
At the heart of this entertaining upstairs-downstairs tale is an effervescent, energetic working-class heroine who accepts her place in the world but is ...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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