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. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Charles F. Price -
The Cock’s Spur is the third novel in Charles F. Price’s trilogy about life in North Carolina in the late nineteenth ...Read Review
By Charles F. Price -
Freedom’s Altar is a lyrical, beautifully written tale of ordinary families struggling to remake their lives in post-Civil War North Carolina. Former ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
Lauraine Snelling captures the hearts of two young adults as they work towards their life’s dreams in the late 19th century. She ...Read Review
By Masha Hamilton -
From the opening paragraph, we’re in the hands of a master. Hamilton reckons with the language. The voice is present tense, the ...Read Review
By Elsie Burch Donald -
This family saga set in Tennessee in the 1920s through the 1950s wants to be an epic and social commentary and maybe even ...Read Review
By Robin Lee Hatcher -
Julianna, forty-something and disappointed with her life, wanders in on an intimate circle of friends. They have joined to share the memories of ...Read Review
By Robin Lippincott -
Can a divorced mother, her best friend, her two young children, three artists and their various lovers live together in the same ...Read Review
By Lee Martin -
The growing metropolis of 1920s Denton, Texas and the evolution of race relations are examined in Lee Martin’s first full-length novel. Although ...Read Review
By Julia Oliver -
Like the soft lap of waves on a shore, this tale of a family in early 20th century Alabama gives the reader a ...Read Review
By Gary E. Parker -
Abigail Faith Porter, Granny Abby to her family, was born in 1900. Now over 100, she recalls the first thirty years of life in the ...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.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review