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By Laura Landon -
Having witnessed his friends’ killings, widower Griffin, an officer retired from the Crimean War, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism. Determined not ...Read Review
By H. B. Moore -
Enjoying an evening walk without wearing their veils, young Esther and her friend come across an agreeable stranger having difficulty with a well. ...Read Review
By Cara C. Putman -
Rachel Justice’s mother is dying of tuberculosis, but she can be saved by special treatments if Rachel can find her father in ...Read Review
By Julianne Donaldson -
Kate Worthington is a beautiful, intelligent young woman with a natural empathy for birds, understanding the frustration of their cages and the longing ...Read Review
By RJJ Hall -
Wartime Naples in 1943 is the setting for this romantic story which takes as its theme the twin loyalties of love and honour. Cleverly ...Read Review
By Leila Rasheed -
London, 1913. In this, the second of the Somerton novels, we follow the fortunes of Lady Rose, once a housemaid, and now the acknowledged ...Read Review
By Connie Mason - By Mia Marlowe -
It is 1818. Princess Charlotte, the only legitimate grandchild of George III, has died in childbirth, which means her three bachelor uncles are in ...Read Review
By Katharine Ashe -
First in a new series by Katharine Ashe, I Married the Duke is an excellent comfort read for those readers wanting a novel ...Read Review
By Roberta Kells Dorr -
Published 2014Published c1989
The Song of Solomon, a book of poetry from the Old Testament, is used as a basis for this biblical novel. The author ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Michels -
Michels’ debut novel is a sweet and humorous Regency romance that opens with sexy oomph. Lillian Phillips, anticipating a life as a spinster, ...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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