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By Elmer Kelton -
Long Way to Texas is a collection of three classic Western novels whose timelines occurs before, during and shortly after the American Civil ...Read Review
By Allison Pittman -
In this continuation of the “Sister Wife” series, Pittman continues the story of Camilla Fox, whose flight from her Mormon husband corresponds with ...Read Review
By Kim Vogel Sawyer -
Goldtree, Kansas, 1895. Sadie Wagner travels from her Indiana home to work as a store clerk and part-time singer in an “opera” house. A ...Read Review
By Kaki Warner -
In 1868, Maddie Wallace is trapped in a loveless marriage with a Scotsman who has abandoned her for the military. She married him for ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
Butte, Montana is a fascinating place to visit. A guided tour enlightened me on how the history in that corner of Montana affected ...Read Review
By Dale Cramer -
This second book in the Daughters of Caleb Bender series, about an Amish family that immigrates, in 1921, to Paradise Valley, in Mexico, is ...Read Review
By Bill Brooks -
A request for help sends Detective John Henry Cole to Deadwood, the wildest gold mining town in Dakota Territory’s Black Hills in 1876. ...Read Review
By Eliza Factor -
This is an amazing book. Factor’s writing bumps up against magical realism time and again in the most wonderful way and yet ...Read Review
By Margaret Brownley -
In 1895, with her latest romance novel banned in more polite societies, Kate Tenney is looking for a way to escape the confines of ...Read Review
By John Wilson -
This second book in the Desert Legends Trilogy follows 16-year-old Jim Doolen as he’s drawn reluctantly into the Lincoln County Wars. A ...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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