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By Máire Claremont -
The use of opium is neither illegal nor uncommon in London in 1866 when Lord James Stanhope, bereft by the loss of his wife, ...Read Review
By Anne O’Brien -
It is 1372. The young widow Lady Katherine Swynford is facing destitution after the death of her husband. She appeals to John Plantagenet, Duke ...Read Review
By Duncan W. Alderson -
Socialite Hetty Allen enjoys the formality and opulence of the Houston upper crust while still dabbling in more risqué activities like smoking in ...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 Joanne Bischof -
Gideon O’Riley has never been more certain of anything – he wants to return to Lonnie Sawyer. Lonnie was once his wife, but ...Read Review
By Jayne Fresina -
Miss Molly Robbins has a quiet exterior, a grim mouth, and a determination to be in control of her life. That’s why ...Read Review
By Linda S. Clare -
I felt that a much bigger novel was struggling to get out of the pages of this inspirational romance from the Quilts of ...Read Review
By Carla Kelly -
Published (c1993)Published 2013
Miss Billings Treads the Boards offers enormous promise but sadly falls short. In this Regency romance, Henry Tewskbury-Hampton, Fifth Marquess of Grayson, runs ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
The Biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah are brought to life in this epic tale of faith and courage. After 70 years in exile, ...Read Review
By SaraLynn Hoyt -
After the death of her husband, Sabrina Tremaine flees from her lascivious brother-in-law, taking a position through a Ladies’ Employment Agency. The work ...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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