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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
By A.E. Chandler -
The legend of Robin Hood, begun in the oral tradition during the medieval period, is retold here with a blending of history and ...Read Review
By Victoria Vane -
This is a love story set in Scotland in the middle of the 12th century. Alexander, raised as a foundling at a monastery, ...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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