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By Jean Fullerton -
This debut novel, by Jean Fullerton, is a masterpiece of its genre and will be the start of a glittering career. The writing ...Read Review
By Sarah Grazebrook -
I’ve not found first person point of view, present tense, a good way to tell a story set in the past. I’...Read Review
By Winston Graham -
Set in Cornwall towards the end of the 18th century, the first three books in the Poldark series tell the story of two ...Read Review
By Suzanne Woods Fisher -
Set on the home front during the final days of World War II, this inspirational sequel to Fisher’s Copper Star is again ...Read Review
By Marsha Altman -
Subtitled A Tale of Two Gentlemen’s Marriages To Two Most Devoted Sisters, this novel begins a few days before the joint weddings ...Read Review
By Anthony Flacco -
Nine years after San Francisco’s great earthquake and fires, the city is just beginning to be reborn and is full of possibility. ...Read Review
By Lawana Blackwell -
Jewel Libby, auburn-haired seamstress in late 1800s Birmingham, is trying desperately to save her little girl Becky from the hands of Mr. Dunstan, ...Read Review
By Katie Flynn -
Marianne is happy with her husband, naval officer Neil, and daughter, Libby, until the Second World War intervenes. Neil is often away on ...Read Review
By D.A. Bonavia-Hunt -
This story, first published in 1949, is the second sequel ever written to Pride and Prejudice. Darcy and Elizabeth have happily settled into married ...Read Review
By June Francis -
In 1920, Tilly Moran is almost seventeen and has already given her heart to heroic photo-journalist, Don Pierce, now on a foreign assignment. She ...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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