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By Susanna Calkins -
Calkins’s uneven debut mystery centers around chambermaid Lucy Campion, servant of a kindly magistrate’s family in Restoration England. When her fellow ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
Darius Lindsey is a cicisbeo by trade, a handsome man who caters to the needs and whims of married women. He’s not ...Read Review
By Michael Llewellyn -
In 1872, Edgar Degas left Paris to visit New Orleans, the birthplace of his deceased mother and the current home of his brothers, cousins, ...Read Review
By Jen Turano -
In this charming romance with Christian undertones, Lady Eliza Sumner comes to New York City in 1880, undercover as a governess. Eliza is determined ...Read Review
By Tracy Ewens -
It’s summer 1928, and Gwen Ross starts her internship at the new bird park on Catalina Island. The first daughter to go to ...Read Review
By Pam Jenoff -
Margot Rosenthal spent the majority of the war in England with her father, a professor. Now her father is one of the diplomats ...Read Review
By Joyce Carol Oates -
Princeton, 1905. President (of the university, not yet the US) Woodrow Wilson works up to apoplexy in his Herculean struggle against the dean of ...Read Review
By Kate Southwood -
The worst tornado in U.S. history ripped through the Midwest on March 18, 1925. It killed at least 747 people and injured 2,300. The worst hit ...Read Review
By Steve Berry -
It is 2010; the Government of Scotland wants to return a Pan-Am 103 bomber to Qadhafi’s Libya, and the Government of Britain wants to ...Read Review
By Mike Resnick -
Doc Holliday, Thomas Edison, Theodore Roosevelt, and Geronimo join forces against a host of rival Indian tribes and a supernatural villain in this ...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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