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By Philip Danze -
The lush, vibrant and often harsh landscape of colonial West Africa provides a stunning backdrop to this tale of offbeat characters and an ...Read Review
By Eric Shanower -
Originally serialized in the comic book series Age of Bronze, issues 1-9. An accursed family; a deadly oath; a fiery prophecy; a beautiful ...Read Review
By Wilbur Smith -
Pharaoh Tamose is killed in the desert during a military campaign against the Hyksos. His son, Prince Nefer, is too young to take ...Read Review
By Janette Oke - By T. Davis Bunn -
The Song of Acadia series began with two young women, one British and one French, who become close friends despite the fact their ...Read Review
By Louis de Wohl -
Published 2001 (c 1958)
The story of Giovanni Francis Bernardone begins with the tale of Roger de Vandria, who is seeking money to press his claim in ...Read Review
By Robert H. Rowe -
Clearly written in a style which poignantly underlies the intense emotion and beliefs felt on both sides of the American Revolution, Quest for ...Read Review
By Candace Robb -
This first book of a new mystery series by veteran author Robb (of the Owen Archer series set in fourteenth century England) introduces ...Read Review
By Andre Schwarz-Bart -
Published 2001(c 1972)
The slave trade in Guadeloupe provides the grim historical context for this brief but powerful novel. The opening chapters describe an indigenous African ...Read Review
By Penina Keen Spinka -
The narrator of this novel of prehistoric Native American culture is Gahrahstah (Picture Maker), a young Ganeogaono woman known for her artistic talents. ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
This is a typical Shaara masterpiece, and that is high praise indeed. Once again this talented writer transports the reader into the minds ...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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