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By Grace Burrowes -
Published 2014Published 2014-07-14
First in the Captive Hearts Series, this Regency romance is set at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, ...Read Review
By Kimberley Woodhouse - By Tracie Peterson -
Gwyn Hillerman is worried. Working as a nurse in her father’s Alaskan medical practice, Gwyn has always taken comfort in her peaceful ...Read Review
By Sandra Heath Wilson -
We pick up this story in the early days of Richard III’s reign, when Elizabeth Woodville has gone into sanctuary in Westminster ...Read Review
By Angela Arney -
This beautifully written novel makes a change from the increasing number being published with an eye to the interest in both World Wars ...Read Review
By Sarah M. Eden -
Hope Springs, sequel to Longing for Home, disappoints because of shaky historical research and weak literary technique. Irish immigrant Katie Macauley, trying to ...Read Review
By Lori Benton -
The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn, Lori Benton’s second novel, is set in the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina and Tennessee in ...Read Review
By Jenn Bennett -
In San Francisco, during the Roaring Twenties, Aida Palmer makes a living conjuring up the spirits of the dead at sold-out audiences in ...Read Review
By Shana Galen -
This is the last book of Galen’s Diamonds trilogy. Lily Dawson, the “Countess of Charm,” masquerades as a notorious courtesan, but is, ...Read Review
By Eloisa James -
1799. Lady Xenobia India St. Clair, a marquess’s daughter, is in constant demand by members of the ton looking for guidance on matters ...Read Review
By Sylvia Broady -
In one of the best starts I’ve read, Rose bumps into a sad and drunken airman while on her way to help ...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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