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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
By Xina Marie Uhl -
Uhl describes this story as a cross between Romancing the Stone and Blazing Saddles. Texie Cortez has inherited her father’s sheriff badge, ...Read Review
By Ashley E. Sweeney -
Sweeney’s absorbing sophomore novel follows 19-year-old Ada Weeks as she travels along the Oregon-California Trail in 1846. Recently orphaned, Ada attaches herself to ...Read Review
By Michael R. Ritt -
The legacy of Matthew Gaines’s father, legendary fighting man and Texas Ranger, looms large in the lives of his three sons. The ...Read Review
By Gifford MacShane -
The Donovan family, led by Irish immigrant father John Patrick and grandmother Katie, has settled in Arizona during the 1880s. John Patrick’s ...Read Review
By Paulette Jiles -
Simon Boudin, a Southerner by birth, doesn’t care about the Civil War, nearing its bloody end in March 1865. An itinerant fiddler who ...Read Review
By Mark C. Jackson -
In 1836, Zebadiah Creed and his friend Granger are in the Alamo, surrounded by the Mexican Army led by Santa Anna. Ordered to leave ...Read Review
By Amy Harmon -
A widow at twenty, Naomi May is bound for California with her family and her in-laws. She records the journey on paper, drawing ...Read Review
By W. Michael Farmer -
Sonora, Mexico, 1886. On an isolated mountain, Geronimo and a dwindling and hunted band of Apaches are hiding from both the Mexican and American ...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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