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By Kristen Heitzmann -
In Sweet Boundless, the evil that held Crystal has been taken away by a devastating flood. No one has been untouched by the ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
The Texas frontier, spring, 1865. So begins this latest historical western novel by one of the long-time giants in the field, Elmer Kelton. This ...Read Review
By Dusty Richards -
This novel of the American Old West has a severe case of split personality. On one side is the Coyote Kid, a born ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
This very enjoyable western is a tour-de-force of the human psyche. Every virtue, vice, pathology, and emotion is embodied in its characters. Truman ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
Denver in the early 1880s may not have been the center of the universe, but to anyone living in the American West at ...Read Review
By Mike Blakely -
Honore Greenwood, by his own admission a genius, fled France for America after slaying a man who raped the woman he loved. At ...Read Review
By Peter Brandvold -
My assumption is that the title is intended to be ironic, at least in part, since there is very little that’s romantic ...Read Review
By Kathryn Mitchell -
Knox Plains, Texas was a racially divided town in the 1920s, during the coming of age of Moose O’Malley and his uncle ...Read Review
By Ed Gorman -
Bryce Lamont is just out of prison and, with his younger brother Paul, has tracked down his fellow bank robbers to collect his ...Read Review
By Sigmund Brouwer -
Sam Keaton is sheriff of Laramie back in the wild western days of the 1870s. He has his work cut out for him ...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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