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By Joanna Campbell Slan -
Jane Eyre and her husband Rochester travel to London in 1821 to visit an ocular specialist who might be able to restore his eyesight, ...Read Review
By Vanora Bennett -
Set during the convulsions and upheavals of revolutionary Russia, this novel is centred around Inna Feldman, who decides to flee Kiev after witnessing ...Read Review
By Dolores Gordon-Smith -
In her latest 1920s mystery (after Trouble Brewing, 2012), Gordon-Smith keeps intrepid writer/investigator Jack Haldean busy with a grisly killing on a train, ...Read Review
By R. N. Morris -
This murder mystery is set in 1914, but the historical setting is not a strong element in its pages. It reads like Golden Age ...Read Review
By Natasha Solomons -
In late 1950s London, Juliet Montague lives between two worlds. In the world of her conservative Jewish community, she’s an aguna, a ...Read Review
By Michael Zimmer -
In 1907, J.T. Latham is serving a prison term in the Yuma Territorial Penitentiary for smuggling goods in Mexico. Because of his knowledge ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
Luca Vero and his traveling companions continue their search for signs of the End of Days in this fast-paced sequel to Changeling, which ...Read Review
By Ann Turnbull -
1665, London. It’s been a long, hot summer, and plague threatens. Nine-year-old Sam works for a shoemaker in one of London’s narrow, ...Read Review
By Anna Whitelock -
Published 2013Published 2014
Elizabeth Tudor faced dangers all her life. She was frequently ill, had rival claimants to the throne, was afraid of assassination by English ...Read Review
By Kathleen Y’Barbo -
Millie Jean Cope—heiress to the failing Cope fortune—wants only one thing: To be a scientist. But in 1880s Tennessee, science is ...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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