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By Carole Nelson Douglas -
Originally published as Good Morning, Irene in 1991, The Adventuress is the second in a series of mysteries featuring Irene Adler, the only woman ...Read Review
By Alberto Manguel -
“He stopped for a moment, partly because of the pain and partly because of the horror that the story produced in him, but ...Read Review
By Shauna Singh Baldwin -
Set in World War II Europe, this novel is “inspired by” the life of Noor Inayat Khan – code name “Madeleine” in the Resistance. ...Read Review
By Leisha Kelly -
This sequel is set in Depression-era Illinois, just after Emma’s Gift. Samuel and Julia Wortham find it difficult enough to provide for ...Read Review
By Margaret Drabble -
What a daring strategy for a novelist! In Margaret Drabble’s new novel, the first half is told in the voice of Crown ...Read Review
By Barry Denenberg -
This would be a wonderful tale to read in conjunction with a middle school history section on the ancient European world. There is ...Read Review
By Marc Simmons -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultWestern
Simmons, New Mexico’s Historian Laureate, does a fine job with writing this children’s fictional history book. Ronald Kil provides colorfully detailed ...Read Review
By Francine Rivers -
Torn with jealousy from an early age, Aaron is transformed by God’s voice in this freshly written version about Moses and Aaron, ...Read Review
By Laura Joh Rowland -
This is the ninth outing for the medieval Japanese detective and his intrepid wife, sort of a Macmillan and Wife or Hart to ...Read Review
This, the eighth novel in Douglas’s series featuring the 19th century opera singer/detective Irene Adler, picks up where the previous volume, ...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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