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By Yvonne Harris -
Emily McCarthy goes to Montana with great misgivings about marrying a wealthy stranger, who advertised for a wife. On Christmas Eve 1884, Luke Sullivan, ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
Andy Pickard and Logan Daggett are two Texas Rangers sent to investigate a series of killings and cattle thefts in Central Texas. Two ...Read Review
By Brian Leung -
Young Addie Maine travels alone from Kentucky to Wyoming in the 1880s; she walks, hitches rides on wagons, and hops the train from ...Read Review
By Brenda K. Marshall -
This dense, splendid novel, set in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s and ’80s, rests on the shoulders of two extraordinary women. Frances, ...Read Review
By Candace Manley -
Skeeter Tates lives in a small Texas town in 1867, a particularly painful time for him, as he lost his father four years ago ...Read Review
By Judith Miller -
The second volume of Daughters of Amana is set in 1885. Gretchen Kohler’s family is assigned to run an Amana Colony town’s ...Read Review
By Karen Taschek -
Isabel Chavez is a young teenager living on the Mescalero Apache reservation in 1905; her mother has just died, her brother is hanging out ...Read Review
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
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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