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By Victoria Holt -
Drusilla Delany has always lived in the shadow of the Framling family; as daughter to the local rector, she is deemed suitable enough ...Read Review
By Colin MacInnes -
City of Spades is one of the publisher’s reissues in their Classics of the 20th Century series and called by them a ‘...Read Review
By Christopher S. Stewart -
This book is really two stories in one—both of which were structured like “shaggy dog” stories. The author recounts the efforts of ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
Kerry Greenwood is known for Jazz Age mysteries, but Out of the Black Land is a different animal. Eighteenth dynasty Egypt is portrayed ...Read Review
By Isolde Martyn -
Mistress Elizabeth Shore is all that a royal mistress should be, and way more! Getting a taste of what the upper class is ...Read Review
By Christina Courtenay -
The story is set in the 1640s, starting off in Japan and then going via Amsterdam to England at the time of the ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
Cabot’s Western romance, the second in a trilogy (after Summer of Promise, 2012), follows a frightened young woman on the run. In 1878, Charlotte, ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Ludwig -
Cara Hamilton arrives in 1897 New York alone on an immigrant ship from Ireland, looking for her brother Eoghan, who fled to America after ...Read Review
By Fay Weldon -
Fay Weldon of Upstairs Downstairs fame has written this first of a trilogy, “delving into the decadent lives of masters and their servants ...Read Review
By David William Foster (trans.) - By José Pablo Feinmann -
David William Foster translated, re-edited and condensed Feinmann’s 2009 novel. In 1970, Peronist rebels kidnap former Argentine president Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, take him to ...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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