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By Margaret Brownley -
In 1879 Missouri, the Reverend Justin Wells journeys west to begin his new post in Rocky Creek, Texas. He meets an injured U.S. ...Read Review
By Loren D. Estleman -
The admiration the infamous Judge Roy Bean had for Lillie Langtry, the “Professional Beauty” of late Victorian society, has been the stuff of ...Read Review
By Clarence E. Mulford -
Anyone who is a Western-movie lover remembers the movies about Hopalong Cassidy, but here are the three novels that preceded that cinematic fame – ...Read Review
By Michael Zimmer -
Gold lures men to the Redhawk mining district of Montana in the late 1880s. Unfortunately, leaving the district with your gold is difficult ...Read Review
By Kaki Warner -
Carrying the deed to Bickersham Hall and hiding the new life stirring inside her, Jessica Abigail Rebecca Thornton flees her home in England ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
This novel describes Pathfinder John Charles Frémont’s fourth expedition, an effort to find a railroad route over the Rocky Mountains. Wheeler ...Read Review
By Ace Atkins -
George “Machine Gun” Kelly was one of the well known, but curiously now forgotten gangsters of the lawless Midwest in the 1930s. His ...Read Review
By Gwen Bristow -
Two women meet in a village of 900 people in 1848 California. Kendra reluctantly accompanies her stepfather, who is an army officer assigned to what ...Read Review
By Tim Champlin -
In 1868, hostilities between the Cheyenne Indians and the U.S. cavalry are heating up under the direction of the war chief Roman Nose. ...Read Review
By Shelton Johnson -
Born in 1863 of mixed black and Indian blood to a sharecropper’s family, Elijah Yancy of Spartanburg, South Carolina, lives surrounded by racism. ...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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