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By Dan Simmons -
The story begins in 1876 when General George Armstrong Custer is killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Paha Sapa, a young Sioux, “...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 Ann Shorey -
The title has a double meaning. In frontier Illinois, Ellie Craig is having a difficult time mourning the deaths of no less than ...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 Jeannette Walls -
Coming on the heels of her wildly popular The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls has written a “true-life novel” about her maternal grandmother, Lily ...Read Review
By Norman Zollinger -
This novel is a sweeping family saga that begins in 1905 when fifteen-year old Ignacio Ortiz, a Mexican orphan, joins Douglas MacAndrew’s D ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Fackler -
The daughter of notorious sheriff Pat Garrett, Elizabeth“Gigi” Garrett has been blind since she was a small child. In 1930s New Mexico, ...Read Review
By Loren D. Estleman -
In 1884, in Helena, Montana, 43-year-old Deputy U.S. Marshal Page Murdock is ordered to travel south and capture bandits responsible for terrorizing the ...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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