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By Christine Blevins -
This sequel to The Tory Widow takes place in 1777. Widow Anne Merrick has infiltrated General Burgoyne’s British army as a peddler selling ...Read Review
By Diana Gabaldon -
I admit it – I am a major Diana Gabaldon fan and a particular devotee of her Lord John Grey character. To say I ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
The novel begins in a contemporary time at Selwick Hall with Eloise and Colin. The story soon slips back to 1803, to the romantically ...Read Review
By Margaret Muir -
Anyone who knows me will know I devour anything with a Tall Ship theme—so I was excited to receive Floating Gold. Here ...Read Review
By Colleen Gleason -
Kick, shove, slice, and an ogre-faced demon’s head is parted from its doglike body; Lady Victoria Gardella is in action. In early 19...Read Review
By Ben Kane -
Thanks to Hollywood, Spartacus is one of the most familiar figures of Roman history, notorious and glorified for his slave rebellion in the 1...Read Review
By Michael Zimmer -
City of Rocks is built around a clever conceit: the interviews of Joseph Roper as part of the American Legends Collection, an offshoot ...Read Review
By Charlie White -
Fatfingers, the name of the unlucky protagonist whose professionally wielded hammer struck his hand more than it did a nail, is the story ...Read Review
By Madeline Miller -
Published 2011Published 2012
Whether you are fascinated by the history and the people of The Iliad, or you’re looking for an achingly good love story, ...Read Review
By Audrey Schulman -
Schulman has written two stories here in alternating chapters; each stands on its own, so good you hate to leave its fully imagined ...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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