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By Mary Ellen Dennis -
This historical romance ranges between 1820 and 1860. Young James Coleman has a memorable meeting with the child Jenny McAllister in Pennsylvania. They stay in ...Read Review
By Kathleen Morgan -
In 1878 Colorado, everyone knows of the decades-old feud between the Caldwells and the Wainwrights. Sarah Caldwell’s father is obsessed with revenge, so ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Angelina County, Texas, in 1886, is a troubled stew of resentments, but Deborah Vandermark, heroine of Tracie Peterson’s new novel, seems to have ...Read Review
By Mary Volmer -
Published 2006Published 2011
The tiny mining town of Motherlode isn’t just another place to try one’s luck in Gold Rush California. It’s also ...Read Review
By Stephen Harrigan -
What a thoughtful, psychologically penetrating novel this is. The action begins in a terrifying battle near the end of World War I in ...Read Review
By Jon Wilson -
The quiet late 19th-century American Western town of Bodey, Colorado, is the setting for this gay romance. Widower Jack Tulle’s wife visits ...Read Review
By Alice Duncan -
Annabelle Blue, age nineteen, lives on a New Mexico ranch in 1923. She dreams of having a few adventures before settling down someday with ...Read Review
By Michael Zimmer -
If you want to know about managing mule trains in the Old West, this is the book for you. In 1874, Buck McCready becomes ...Read Review
By Jean Fullerton -
Life has not been easy for Mattie Maguire. Since her husband died, she has struggled to keep the family’s business solvent, as ...Read Review
By Henry McLaughlin -
Sam Carstairs, founder of the town of Riverbend, has been kidnapped. Although many of the townsfolk actively dislike Sam, the sheriff has no ...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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