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By Michael Zimmer -
In 1832, hunter Big John McTavish rescues a young fur trapper named Pike from an ambush by Chippewas. Pike joins up with McTavish, who ...Read Review
By Stephanie Grace Whitson -
“If it wasn’t for the occasional night when he tried to kill her,” this novel begins, “Owen wouldn’t be a bad ...Read Review
By Leigh Greenwood -
A Polish prince on the Texas borderlands of the 1870s provides plenty of fish-out-of water humor and action in this romance. A veteran ...Read Review
By Robin Lee Hatcher -
In 1864, Shannon Adair dutifully accompanies her minister father to his new church in the gold rush town of Grand Coeur, in the Idaho ...Read Review
By Beverly Jenkins -
Former bounty hunter Ian “Preacher” Vance is a hero to many — a striking, half-Scots, half-black man who quotes Bible verses and travels the ...Read Review
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
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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