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By Meg Waite Clayton -
When Frankie O’Mara moves to Palo Alto from Chicago in the late 1960s, she leaves behind everything she has ever known. On ...Read Review
By Kate Morton -
In 1913 in London a little girl is abandoned on a ship taking emigrants to Australia. She can’t recall her name, only that ...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 Beatrice Colin -
It’s impossible not to wish Lilly Nelly Aphrodite well. The protagonist of The Glimmer Palace is a spirited, resourceful, and keen-eyed child ...Read Review
By Mary Finn -
Anila’s Indian mother is dead. Her Irish father is inexplicably missing. When her guardian, Miss Hickey, relocates to Madras, Anila is alone. ...Read Review
By Frances De Pontes Peebles -
Published 2008Published 2009
Orphaned at a young age, sisters Emilia and Luzia dos Santos are raised by their Aunt Sofia, a seamstress in the town of ...Read Review
By Libby Hathorn -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultSaga
Georgiana Molloy and her husband, Captain John Molloy, were among the earliest settlers of the remote Augusta region in the colony Western Australia. ...Read Review
By Gwen Kirkwood -
This novel continues the Pringle family saga set within the farming community near Lockerbie in the Scottish Highlands. Every member of the clan ...Read Review
By Bret Lott -
“Hurrah!” Earl Holmes jubilantly whispers this word to his dying brother in 1925, symbolizing their shared belief in victory in all circumstances, even death. ...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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