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By Mark Mitten -
In the winter of 1892, the Smith gang, led by Soapy Smith, arrives in Creede, Colorado. Soapy was kicked out of Denver by the ...Read Review
By S. B. Moores -
Unable to marry Abby, the girl he loves, young Justin Sterling leaves his home in the Ridgetop Valley of Tennessee in the 1830s ...Read Review
By Bryan Ney -
Jane Canary is fifteen. As the book begins, she has yet to collect the epithet of ‘Calamity’ by which history will come to ...Read Review
By Cari Davis -
Twelve-year-old Emma Bertrand witnesses her mother’s horrifying and suspicious death in her lavish bedchambers and writes her widowed aunt, Doña Melissa, ...Read Review
By Bill Pronzini -
Artemas Jones is a traveling typographer who works with local newspapers for a few weeks, then travels on to the next town. Around 1890 ...Read Review
By Hazel I. Rumney (ed.) -
This anthology contains fourteen short traditional Western and American frontier stories, selected and edited by Hazel Rumney, set up to the early 1900s ...Read Review
By John Neely Davis -
The 200-page central chapter covers the 1890s through the early 20th century. Young Francis Chapman, a devotee of Western pulp novels, travels to ...Read Review
By Sara Dahmen -
In 1881, Jane Weber answers an ad in the Boston Daily for a housekeeper in the Dakota Territory. She is a recent widow, and ...Read Review
By Bonnie Hobbs -
Along the Texas Gulf coast in 1867, a ship founders and sinks along deadly rocks, leaving only a single survivor. Alida Garrison discovers her ...Read Review
By Rod Miller -
Lee Pate is a dreamer. It is the 1840s, and Pate hates the institution of slavery. He decides to uproot his wife and ...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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