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By Bernice Morgan -
These two novels, relating one family’s struggles and triumphs in Newfoundland from the early 19th century until the present, were originally written ...Read Review
By Ron Carter -
Ron Carter is a deeply religious individual who intends his multi-volume work on the Dunson family of Boston to serve as an example ...Read Review
By Nancy Peacock -
Generations of the Redd family, divided into the white Redds and the black Redds, people this novel which the New York Times Book ...Read Review
By Audrey Schulman -
Fran Mourne is nearly 40. When she was seven, her father left home. At 16, her mother abandoned her. Feeling freakish, Fran has learned how ...Read Review
By Lalita Tademy -
Cane River, Lalita Tademy’s literary debut, is a stunning family saga mixed with incredible historical detail and honest, yet brutal and painful, ...Read Review
By Sarah Smith -
Fantasize about reading a novel in Paris, Boston, but mostly in and around the city of Arras, in northern France, a region commonly ...Read Review
By Jervey Tervalon -
Late 1940s New Orleans is the most prominent feature of Dead Above Ground. Author Jervey Tervalon fills his novel with New Orleans’ mystery, ...Read Review
By James L. Nelson -
Novelists that sail in waters blessed by the genius of C.S. Forester and Patrick O’Brien place themselves in as much peril ...Read Review
Novelists that sail in waters blessed by the genius of C.S. Forester and Patrick O’Brian place themselves in as much peril ...Read Review
By Cecelia Holland -
Cecelia Holland is a highly versatile writer whose novels have settings ranging from science fiction and the American West to the Middle Ages ...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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