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By Loretta Miles Tollefson -
Teenage bride Suzanna Locke is a city girl, if you can call Taos, New Mexico in the early 1800s a city. Now she’...Read Review
By Max Allan Collins -
Several years after the Civil War, Trinidad, New Mexico is being hit by a major blizzard. Deputy Jonathan P. Tulley is walking the ...Read Review
By Cate Simon -
Anna Harrison is a lawyer in late 19th-century Montana and somewhat of a celebrity due to her sex and her refusal to marry ...Read Review
By Paul Colt -
From the earliest days of colonization, white settlers and the United States Government deemed it their “manifest destiny” to own and control the ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
Twenty-three-year-old Evelyn Radcliffe cooks for the orphanage in Logansville in east Texas, where she has lived during the 10 years since her parents’ murder. ...Read Review
By Derek Burnett -
Between 1848 and 1855, the California Gold Rush caused many to emigrate to the West. Two of those opportunists were Stern Whitman and his younger ...Read Review
By Phyllis Barber -
In Barber’s gentle but plodding novel, Geoffrey Scott leaves Kansas in 1856 to help build a road in the Southwest. Assisting the construction ...Read Review
By Paula Darnell -
The Six-Week Solution is set in 1950s Nevada, where out-of-towners from Hollywood stars to politicians’ wives flock to establish six-week residencies near Reno ...Read Review
By Irene Bennett Brown -
1902, Kansas. The second book in the Nickel Hill series follows the experiences of Jocelyn Royal, the heroine of Miss Royal’s Mules. Now ...Read Review
By Michael Zimmer -
Big spenders have arrived to wager on the once-a-year horse races and prize fights in the south Texas town of Rio Largo. Knowing ...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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