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By V.A. Stuart -
The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 is a watershed event in the history of British India. A rebellion by regiments of the British-officered units ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
In the eleventh book of Carola Dunn’s Daisy Dalrymple series, Daisy and her family are invited to spend Christmas of 1923 at Brockdene, ...Read Review
By Joanna Scott -
In her most recent novel, Joanna Scott sweeps the reader back to the mid-1950s, a time of prosperity for most Americans. However, ...Read Review
By Francine Rivers -
Somebody asked me recently why I enjoy inspirational fiction so much as I am not religious myself. Any writer who lives in a ...Read Review
By Samuel Shellabarger -
The novel begins in 1518. At nineteen, Pedro de Vargas is about to enter Spanish society as a young caballero. Over the next few ...Read Review
By Adam Braver -
Not a novel in the usual sense of the word, Mr. Lincoln’s Wars consists of thirteen short stories. Insulated in characters, plot ...Read Review
By Kim Murphy -
Amanda Graham is widowed when her Confederate husband dies a hero’s death on the battlefield of Manassas at the outbreak of the ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Thornton -
This Regency-era romance is thick with plot, flimsy in characterization and period flair, and sprinkled with anachronism. Case Devere, Lord Castleton, assists the ...Read Review
By Erika M. Feiner -
Description and characterization build the story of a young girl who is glad to be alive, yet sad that her country’s own ...Read Review
By Olen Steinhauer -
Emil Brod is fresh from the academy when he is appointed homicide detective for the People’s Militia in an area liberated from ...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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