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By Emily Brightwell -
If you were a fan of the British TV series “Upstairs, Downstairs,” this London Victorian mystery (eighteenth in a series) is made for ...Read Review
By Prince Michael of Greece -
One expects certain things in novels about the Romanovs: a glittering backdrop of immense wealth and privilege, impossibly beautiful protagonists, and, of course, ...Read Review
By Will Thomas -
Will Thomas is a Sherlock Holmes buff who makes his home in Oklahoma. Resident in an area known more for cowboy hats and ...Read Review
By Beth Gutcheon -
Gutcheon’s newest novel spans most of the 20th century, following the life of Annabelle Sydney Brant, her parents, and to some extent, ...Read Review
By Robin Paige -
In the summer of 1903, Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his American wife, Kathryn, a writer, are guests of the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. ...Read Review
By John Wray -
Set on a crumbling plantation, Canaan’s Tongue centers on the Redeemer, a charismatic leader dead but hardly forgotten. Most of the story ...Read Review
By Susan Ronald -
The centuries-long fascination with diamonds, especially large ones, has progressed well beyond an attraction to shiny objects. Like others before her (see Marian ...Read Review
By Marek Halter -
A foundling adopted by Jethro, High Priest of Midian, Zipporah is intelligent, beautiful, and black. Although she’s Jethro’s favorite daughter, Zipporah ...Read Review
By Jean Plaidy -
If you have an interest in any particular period of British history, the odds are that Eleanor Hibbert wrote a novel about it, ...Read Review
By Terry Burns -
A conning cowboy is about to be out-conned. After stealing the clothes of a parson and robbing a stagecoach, Amos Turnbuckle moves into ...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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