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By Michael Phillips -
Phillips’ latest work of inspirational fiction is an intriguing story of secrets, heartbreak, and guilt set on a lovely Devonshire estate. This fourth ...Read Review
By Amy Tan -
No writer navigates the emotional terrain of family relationships – particularly mother-daughter relationships – better than Amy Tan. She writes of mature relationships laden with ...Read Review
By James King -
Thomas Griffiths Wainewright (1794-1847 or 1852) was an Englishman, a historical figure and, approximately, a Man of Letters who tried, in the best Regency ...Read Review
By Edwin Shrake -
Reviewers should be as forthcoming and honest as possible in all their writings. In keeping with that principle, I will state that I ...Read Review
By Miriam Cooke -
Published 2000Published 2000-11-30
A series of interwoven vignettes detailing the life experiences of three generations of Arab women and the men in their lives, this short ...Read Review
By Nicholas Delbanco -
Published 2000Published 2000-11-01
A German Jewish family escapes to England for the duration of World War II. After the war, Karl, an aspiring artist, takes his ...Read Review
By James Scott Bell - By Tracie Peterson -
This novel, set on the cusp of the women’s rights movement in the first years of the 20th century, is about a ...Read Review
By Pam Durban -
For generations, the women of one black Charleston family have served the Hilliards — first as slaves, later as hired servants. When a flood ...Read Review
By Nomi Eve -
Nomi Eve’s first novel is a lyrical and poetic Jewish family history, from 1837 to present day. The story is told in two ...Read Review
By Bernice Morgan -
(reviewed alongside Waiting for Time) These two novels, relating one family’s struggles and triumphs in Newfoundland from the early 19th century until ...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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