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By Culver Modisette -
Culver Modisette’s novel presents a sympathetic story about real-life Indians. Quanah Parker is an Indian caught between two worlds and times: his ...Read Review
By Darlene Franklin -
First of six novels in the Texas Trails Series, Lone Star Trail opens at the Running M Ranch near Victoria, Texas, in December 1844. ...Read Review
By Shirley Kennedy -
Lucy Schneider’s new husband, Jacob, decides that they will follow his preacher brother, Abner, and leave Boston for the California gold fields. ...Read Review
By Bronia Kita -
Picaresque novels about the Old West abound, and with good reason: the outlandish adventures and unlikely escapades of the genre play wonderfully against ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
Harriet Kirk moved her five younger siblings to Ladreville, Texas, in 1857 to escape the shame that followed them after loss of their parents ...Read Review
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
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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