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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
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
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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
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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