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By Bertrice Small -
The women of Friarsgate again feature in this third offering from Bertrice Small’s bestselling series, The Friarsgate Inheritance. Philippa, eldest child of ...Read Review
By M. Allen Cunningham -
Early on, narrator of this novel claims “the price of memory is a certain profound impotence.” This statement propels Asher Witherow, born into ...Read Review
By Robert N. Macomber -
Lieutenant Peter Wake, commanding officer of the armed steam tug Hunt, sails a treacherous Caribbean from Key West to Havana in 1864. In this ...Read Review
By Conrad Allen -
The classy pleasures of first-class cruises on the luxurious liners of the pre-WWI era are at the heart of this delightful series. Each ...Read Review
By Stuart M. Kaminsky -
“Even magicians need magic in their lives.” For famed magician Harry Blackstone, magic is embodied in P.I. Toby Peters if he is ...Read Review
By Rebecca Brandewyne -
In the year 1669, Lord James Ramsay and his companions journey to Egypt during their Grand Tour. They have learned from an obscure text ...Read Review
By Richard Rhodes -
Richard Rhodes’ new biography begins with the artist’s emigration at eighteen from Napoleon’s France in 1803 to a fledgling America barely older ...Read Review
By Anne Provoost - By trans. John Nieuwenhuien -
Flemish author Anne Provoost’s In The Shadow of the Ark grips the reader with vivid scenes, well-developed characters, and beautiful language. She ...Read Review
By India Edghill -
Past the age to bear children, Bilqis, the beautiful queen of Sheba, consults the Goddess and decides to travel north, where she believes ...Read Review
By Rudolfo Anaya -
Award-winning Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya sets the legend of Scheherezade against the background of Spanish-settled Santa Fe, just before the successful Pueblo insurgency ...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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