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By Phyllis A. Humphrey -
There’s enough foreshadowing in chapter one of this romance to sink the Titanic, which is what heroine Beth Smallcross is sailing on. ...Read Review
By Buddy Levy -
In River of Darkness, Levy masterfully retells the story of Francisco Orellana’s legendary voyage down the Amazon River in 1541. Based on the ...Read Review
By Roberta Gellis -
Set during in the 12th century, A Tapestry of Dreams takes place in the northern marches where English landowners, caught up in the ...Read Review
By Margaret George -
How can an historical novelist up the ante on the life of Elizabeth I when so much has been written about her and ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Low Countries, summer 1708. Captain Daniel Rawson, who rose from the ranks to the Duke of Marlborough’s staff, is happy with his career, ...Read Review
By Ben Pastor -
This intelligent crime novel begins a new series following the experiences of Martin Bora, a captain in the Wehrmacht. The novel begins in ...Read Review
By Marianne Wheelaghan -
In Silesia, Germany, in 1932, Antonia Nasiski is about to celebrate her 12th birthday. Hitler’s Brownshirts are fighting Red Front Marxists in the ...Read Review
By Tracy Barrett -
This is a retelling of the homecoming of Odysseus in the Odyssey, recounted from the first-person viewpoint of his sixteen-year-old son, Telemachos. The ...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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