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By Alan Armstrong -
It’s 1947 and 11-year-old Alexis Hart wants to be the next Amelia Earhart. She and her 17-year-old brother Chuck have built a tree ...Read Review
By Kenneth Oppel -
A deft and witty gothic tale, This Dark Endeavor recreates the youth and first experiments of Victor Frankenstein, the famous revivalist of Mary ...Read Review
By Hannah Barnaby -
As if things aren’t bad enough for a family of gypsies in the midst of the Dust Bowl, Portia Remini’s father ...Read Review
By Kevin C. Pyle -
This graphic novel opens with a panel showing mountaintops. As each scene pans away, more of the landscape is shown, and in the ...Read Review
By Theresa Breslin -
AdventureBiographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Mary, Queen of Scots has sometimes been criticised as vain and foolish, but this fascinating account of her reign does much to redress ...Read Review
By Laura L. Sullivan -
Three young women from different walks of life find themselves in the high position of serving the wife of the Merry Monarch, King ...Read Review
By J. Anderson Coats -
Cecily’s father is the former lord of Edgeley Hall, but he lost his home when his brother returned from the Crusades. He ...Read Review
By Ann Turnbull -
This final book in Ann Turnbull’s Quaker trilogy sees Will and Susanna leave behind the troubles and abuse of the Old World ...Read Review
By Damian Dibben -
The first volume of this fantasy series introduces Jake Djones, providing a fresh angle on time-slip novels. When his parents go missing for ...Read Review
By John Wilson -
In this third installment in the Desert Legends trilogy, young Jim Doolen is a scout for the 10th U.S. Cavalry as they ...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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