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By Karen Witemeyer -
In the 1880s, Adelaide Proctor works as a teacher in a rural Texas town. Having lost her mother as an infant and lost ...Read Review
By Bruce Machart -
Bruce Machart’s powerful and moving story begins with a woman’s death in childbirth, a common-enough event in Texas in 1895, which will ...Read Review
By Martha Rogers -
In 1905, after four years at Wellesley College, Rebecca Haynes returns to her hometown of Barton Creek, Oklahoma Territory, filled with enthusiasm for the ...Read Review
By Robert Olmstead -
In 1916, an U.S. Army patrol led by Napoleon Childs is ambushed by Mexican guerrillas when they try to locate Pancho Villa. Tortured ...Read Review
By Jack Todd -
The second volume in Todd’s planned memoir-turned-fiction trilogy (after Sun Going Down), Come Again No More can also easily stand on its ...Read Review
By Frances M. Wood -
Molly Gerry loses her father at age thirteen. She and her 19-year-old sister are left without a roof over their heads. Colleen has ...Read Review
By Lyn Cote -
Book 3 of the Texas Star of Destiny series opens in 1846 when Ranger Carson Quinn arrives in Galveston and encounters a party of stranded ...Read Review
By Vicki Delany -
The Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 is in full swing, and Fiona MacGillivray is making the most of it. While miners’ fortunes rise and ...Read Review
By Ann Weisgarber -
In 1917, in the isolated and drought-stricken Badlands of South Dakota, Isaac and Rachel DuPree are struggling to keep their family and their cattle ...Read Review
By Ann DeWolf Erb - By Gene Erb -
In November 1875 James DeWolf, Army surgeon, along with his wife, Frances, arrives in Dakota Territory to join Colonel George Armstrong Custer and the 7...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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