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By William Martin -
Published (c1999)Published 2000
At 675 pages, this is a whale of a novel, but even if you aren’t already intrigued by this period, or particularly moved ...Read Review
By Peter Bowen -
Based on the real-life adventures of the legendary Luther “Yellowstone” Kelly, or so it’s claimed, this is the third book in the ...Read Review
By Orson Scott Card -
As the second daughter of a king-in-exile, young Princess Sarai has been promised as a priestess to the Temple of Asherah. But when ...Read Review
By Kathleen Cambor -
The Johnstown Flood of 1889 in Pennsylvania was one of the worst disasters in American history: over 2,200 people died, including 99 whole families. Kathleen Cambor ...Read Review
Card once again produces an enjoyable story of biblical fiction, his Stone Tables is the story of Moses and the Exodus, but with ...Read Review
By Orson Scott Card -
The story takes place between 1819 and 1919 and is a fictional biography of Dinah Kirkham, a woman who was central in the growth and ...Read Review
By Mary R. DeMaine -
Although knowledge of the controversies over the Greek poet Homer may not be necessary for enjoyment of the story, readers should still take ...Read Review
By JoAnne Soper Cook -
The Wide World Dreaming tells the story of Napoleon’s life, beginning with his childhood on Corsica. Told in the first person from ...Read Review
By Barbara Mujica -
Published 2000-11-01Published 2001
Frida recounts the major points of artist Frida Kahlo’s life. These include her childhood bout with polio, her education, the tragic bus ...Read Review
By Bernard Reilly -
In the reign of Alfonso II of Spain (791-842), a supernatural revelation led to the discovery of the tomb of St. James. Some ...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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