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By James Keffer -
Commander William Brewer is reveling in his first opportunity to captain a ship. To be sure, the HMS Revenge is a smaller ship ...Read Review
By Robin Lloyd -
In January 1863, a storm forces American captain Everett Townsend to sail his ship reluctantly into the Port of Havana. Before arriving there, he ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Zunon (illus.) - By Harriet Hyman Alonso -
Martha has kept secrets her whole life. Her parents are abolitionist, conductors on the Underground Railroad. Though Connecticut is a Free State, slave ...Read Review
By Joanna Grochowicz - By Sarah Lippett (illus.) -
A first novel, and based on the true and well-known story of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1911-12, this ...Read Review
By Lauren Tarshis -
Chicago-born 11-year-old John Hale’s family has moved to the Dakota prairie, and he contends with the challenges of farming in a brutal ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Gates -
Confused by the frequent changes of location, date and point of view, it took some time for me to come to grips with ...Read Review
By Harry Sidebottom -
Harry Sidebottom takes up his sword for a seventh time in his Warrior of Rome series with his new novel, The Last Hour. ...Read Review
By Cynthia T. Toney -
Published 2017Published 2017-10-08
Prohibition, or the law against selling liquor, is not a popular subject in 1925 Louisiana. The author mentions the presence of Al Capone, a ...Read Review
By Garth Pettersen -
Harald, son of Cnute, King of England, Denmark and Norway, sails for Rome. With him are his father, his father’s housecarls, and ...Read Review
By C. V. Wyk -
The first in a proposed trilogy, Blood and Sand is Wyk’s debut novel about one young woman’s quest for vengeance in ...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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