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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
By Lisa Jensen -
In 1823, half-Indian Victoria “Tory” MacKenzie flees an unpromising future in Boston by disguising herself as a male and stowing away on a ship. ...Read Review
By Lisa Michaels -
In November 1928, with minimal supplies and a homemade boat, newlyweds Glen and Bessie Hyde left Green River, Utah with the goal of running ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
The Texas frontier, spring, 1865. So begins this latest historical western novel by one of the long-time giants in the field, Elmer Kelton. This ...Read Review
By Iain Lawrence -
Bound for the West Indies, John Spencer sets sail aboard the Dragon in 1803. The day he sights a lifeboat with one passenger in ...Read Review
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -
At the Abbey of Beaulieu in 1366, the abbot expels Brother John for a rash of bad behavior, and the brawny youth makes good ...Read Review
By Douglas Kelley -
In the summer of 1856 Mary Patten and her husband, Captain Joshua Patten, begin what would become an incredible voyage aboard the clipper ship ...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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