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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
By Manil Suri -
Published 2007Published 2008
On the eve of 25 January 1955, India is to celebrate its fifth anniversary as a republic. The subcontinent is beginning to readjust after the ...Read Review
By Celia Hayes -
In the 1840s, an “aristocrat’s society” or “Adelsverein” formed for the purpose of bringing German immigrants into 19th-century Texas. They offered land, ...Read Review
Liverpool, 1918. The Great War is drawing to a close. Nineteen-year-old Clara O’Toole lives with her crabby grandmother, Bernie. Clara’s father has ...Read Review
By Margaret Thornton -
At the turn of the century little Maddy Moon, daughter of a local undertaker, meets Jessie on the sands of her Scarborough home. ...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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