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By Kim Vogel Sawyer -
Secrets are the unspoken divider in this fast-paced novel of the complex, painful, but loving interaction between the Athabascan Indians and white traders/...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
This enchanting story begins in 1936 Blue Island, Illinois, when readers meet dreamy Alice Ripley, who spends her life inside books and whose one ...Read Review
By Dorothy Garlock -
Author Dorothy Garlock is known for her novels set in America’s Heartland. This novel continues a series with the Tucker sisters; the ...Read Review
By Lily Baxter -
This is the third of Lily Baxter’s Second World War novels, and it follows the fortunes of 18-year-old orphan Susan Banks. She ...Read Review
By Deeanne Gist -
Loaded with intrigue, historical context, and birds, this is a well-written story of telephone switchboard operator Georgie Gail and Texas Ranger Lucious Landrum ...Read Review
By Jean Fullerton -
This tightly crafted romantic mystery set in the East End of London convincingly conveys the concerns, conditions, social conventions and clothing of the ...Read Review
By Judith Saxton - By Katie Flynn -
In wartime England you are supposed to grow up fast and do your bit, and this is how lovely Kay, impetuous Jo, sweet ...Read Review
By Hilary Green -
The second in Green’s World War I trilogy (after Daughters of War, 2010) opens in England in 1914. War is still simmering in the ...Read Review
By Lindsay Townsend -
1349. In order to escape Giles, their brutal overlord, Edith of Warren Hamlet disguises herself as a princess of Cathay and the members of ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
The novel begins in a contemporary time at Selwick Hall with Eloise and Colin. The story soon slips back to 1803, to the romantically ...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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