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By Connilyn Cossette -
Arisa and Lukio are fleeing from Ashdod and an uncle about to sell Arisa to the temple. Through the sacrifice of a Hebrew ...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
In 1928 in Bluff River, Wisconsin, Pippa is the adopted daughter of the stern, controlling, and disapproving Richard Ripley, owner of Bonaventure Circus. She ...Read Review
By ANGELA HUNT -
Sisters Pheodora and Damaris are different in almost every way but most especially in status. While Damaris’s wealthy husband is being given ...Read Review
By Carolyn Twede Frank -
With the recent popularity of books about mail-order brides, Frank has employed this subject in her latest historical romance. Despite a slightly awkward ...Read Review
By Kristy Cambron -
This novel highlights the Nazi occupation of Paris during WWII and is told through two separate women’s lives. Both have experienced love ...Read Review
By Heidi Chiavaroli -
Chiavaroli’s latest, The Orchard House, is a dual timeline book set in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s and 2019. The 21st-century portion of ...Read Review
By Abigail Wilson -
In this Regency Noir romantic mystery, Loxby Manor is supposed to be a place of comfort for Charity Halliwell. After being suddenly whisked ...Read Review
By Laura Frantz -
Shopkeeper’s daughter Selah Hopewell helps pair unwed women from England with James Towne’s tobacco farmers. Though she spends a majority of ...Read Review
By J'nell Ciesielski -
In 1914, American party girl Lily Durham is shipped over to Britain to stay with her English aristocrat cousins and learn some manners. But ...Read Review
By Rita M Gerlach -
Twenty-one years old, Mercy McCrea is living a hardscrabble life with her aged grandparents in 1620 England. She supports her tiny family by employing ...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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