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By Kasey Michaels -
1820 England: King George III has died, and his son, King George IV, intends to enjoy his coronation day without his hated wife, Queen ...Read Review
By Victoria Thompson -
In this installment of the Gaslight mysteries, Sarah Brandt continues working as a midwife, defying the niceties of late 19th century society and ...Read Review
By Donald Harington -
The Choiring of the Trees, set in 1914 in an Ozark town, opens at sundown as Nail Chism is being led to the electric ...Read Review
By Alexander Parsons -
Ross and Baylis Strickland, brothers, built every piece of their ranch in New Mexico on land leased from the federal government. Their wives, ...Read Review
By Jane Alison -
This novel explores these questions: Where are we from? Where do we belong? Where is home? And, if our forebears originated somewhere other ...Read Review
By Richard Zacks -
The war between the Barbary Pirates and the United States lasted from 1801-1805 and remains largely unknown and forgotten, save for the line ...Read Review
By Gilbert Morris -
Gilbert Morris tells the Old Testament story of Joseph, the second youngest of the twelve sons of Jacob. Indulged by his father, Joseph ...Read Review
By Jean Plaidy -
Reviewing a Jean Plaidy (aka Victoria Holt/Philippa Carr) novel is rather like asking a teenager at a family barbecue how she likes ...Read Review
By Stella Cameron -
Fleur Toogood has been charged with making a brilliant match that will save her family’s fortunes. To that end, she reluctantly agrees ...Read Review
By Linda Lael Miller -
In 1888, Holt McKettrick, the oldest son of Angus McKettrick, sets out from his biological father’s ranch in the Arizona Territory to head ...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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