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By C.T. Marshall -
When Captain Hooper is approached by his congressman to become the keeper for the new United States Lifesaving Service’s most notorious station, ...Read Review
By V. E. Ulett -
In the early 19th century, Royal Navy captain James Blackwell is assigned to survey and protect the trade routes in the Great South ...Read Review
By David Donachie -
Lieutenant John Pearce – he of the unorthodox career, from illegally pressed seaman to officer – is back for his tenth adventure. With a talent ...Read Review
By Cheryl Cooper -
In her sequel to Come Looking for Me, Cooper returns to the War of 1812 and the story of Princess Emily, fictional granddaughter of ...Read Review
By Ronald Welch -
Published 2013Published c1971
1583. Young Robert Penderyn is the penniless nephew of a sour miserly uncle. When he kills a man in a duel forced upon him, ...Read Review
By Jo Grafford -
England, 1587: Rose Payne, recently escaped from a disastrous betrothal, has been accepted into the post of ship’s clerk on a vessel carrying ...Read Review
By Bev Stout -
Blamed for her uncle’s death, fifteen-year-old Annie is on the run. Knowing the perils she will face on the streets of eighteenth ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
The twentieth installment of the Alan Lewrie naval adventures starts in 1807 with our intrepid hero, now a post-captain, recovering from serious wounds ashore ...Read Review
By Robert N. Macomber -
In 1889, Lt. Commander Peter Wake is ordered to the Pacific island of Samoa. Trouble is brewing between the German presence in the Pacific ...Read Review
By Valerie Martin -
Inspired by a 19th-century naval mystery, Valerie Martin has structured an intricate, suspenseful novel about a famous “ghost” ship. The Mary Celeste set ...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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