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By P.B. Ryan -
This is the third in the Nell Sweeney mystery series set in Boston just after the Civil War. Nell is a governess for ...Read Review
By Linda Lee Chaikin -
This is the third volume in a series set in southern Africa during the second Anglo-Boer War at the turn of the 20th ...Read Review
By M.L. Malcolm -
Silent Lies begins in 1910, when ten-year-old Leopold Hoffman, son of a Jewish Hungarian blacksmith, meets the new schoolmaster. Leo’s special gift, an ...Read Review
By Gillian Slovo -
Set in the Soviet Union prior to and during World War II, Ice Road makes personal the terrors of Stalin’s era. It ...Read Review
By Carolly Erickson -
A crime has been committed: a young woman on foot, journeying alone on the road, has been accosted by three highwaywomen. She’s ...Read Review
By Staton Rabin -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
It is the fall of 1815 on the remote island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean when Napoleon Bonaparte arrives there as ...Read Review
By Brenda Rickman Vantrease -
It is 1349, a time of religious unrest in England. While John Wycliffe works for Church reform under John of Gaunt’s protection, his ...Read Review
By Helen A. Rosburg -
This historical romance spans thirty-three years, climaxing in 1793 during the Terror. Instead of the expected aristocratic-love-in-the-shadow-of-the-guillotine story, the author presents a romance between ...Read Review
By Stephen Lewis -
To answer the question posed by your collective raised eyebrows first, no, the Stephen Lewis who wrote this novel is not me. He’...Read Review
By Cheryl Sawyer -
With her latest release, Cheryl Sawyer solidifies her reputation for romance that weds emotional conflict and historical events. As Napoleon Bonaparte escapes Elba, ...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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