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By Vincent Louis Carrella -
The author’s debut novel focuses on the Flints, a family of Pentecostal preachers from Depression-era and postwar Leatherwood, Tennessee. The Flints ...Read Review
By Andromeda Romano-Lax -
Published 2007Published 2008
In the wake of 9/11, American journalist and travel writer Andromeda Romano-Lax asked herself: if I could write about or do only one ...Read Review
By Antonia Arslan (trans. Geoffrey Brock) -
Arslan’s luminous debut novel tells the unbearable story of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey. Ethnic Armenian Yerwant Arslanian has left his ...Read Review
By Jana Richman -
Seven-year-old Darlene (Dickie) Sinfield’s life takes an altering turn when her teacher father decides to uproot his family from Utah’s ...Read Review
By Tahmima Anam -
Published 2007Published 2008
Tahmina Anam, the author of this first novel, begins powerfully: “Dear Husband, I lost our children today.” The voice is that of ...Read Review
By Theodore Odrach (trans. Erma Odrach) -
Like much of what went on in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist years, Wave of Terror is a revelation. Odrach experienced ...Read Review
By Budge Wilson -
In 1908 Lucy Maud Montgomery first published Anne of Green Gables, the story of the irrepressible redhead who brings joy to spinster Marilla ...Read Review
By Joan M. Moules -
This is a story that begins on the day of the first air raids in London, 1939 and weaves a story that surrounds ...Read Review
By Jack Todd -
This Western saga begins in 1863 when Eb Paint, sick of war, sells his Mississippi River supply boat and lights out for the ...Read Review
By Kate Morton -
In the halcyon days before the First World War, Grace Bradley goes to work as a maid at Riverton House and becomes inextricably ...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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