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By Cecelia Holland -
Cecelia Holland is a highly versatile writer whose novels have settings ranging from science fiction and the American West to the Middle Ages ...Read Review
By Paul Clayton -
This is the second book in a trilogy about Calling Crow, a Native American from the 16th century, and his conflicts with the ...Read Review
By Desmond Barry -
Jesse James is one of those characters from the American frontier past whose terrifying charisma exerts as powerful a hold on contemporary readers ...Read Review
By Johanna Lindsey -
Vincent Everett, Baron of Windsmoor, is determined to take revenge on the man who supposedly destroyed his brother, George Ascot. The Baron sets ...Read Review
By David Baldacci -
David Baldacci, famous for his thrillers, has written a completely different kind of story. Wish You Well is a heartwarming coming-of-age novel. The ...Read Review
By Milena McGraw -
Published 1998Published 1999
I was intrigued by this novel. Written by a Czech-born American woman, it’s set in England and tells the story of Wayne ...Read Review
By Robert J. King -
In this dazzling addition to the ranks of Arthuriana (King’s first non-game based novel), Merlin is a fallen god bereft of believers ...Read Review
By Pauline Gedge -
In this, Volume 2 of Pauline Gedge’s Lords of Two Lands Trilogy, the struggle of Egypt’s native nobilty to overthrow the reigning ...Read Review
By Paul Clayton -
This is the third and final book in the Calling Crow trilogy, which if you have just read the review of Flight of ...Read Review
By Rosanne Bittner -
Rosanne Bittner, author of nearly fifty historical romances, takes a step into the straight historical novel with Mystic Visions. Narrated primarily by Sioux ...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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