HNR Issue 92 (May 2020)

Historical Novels Review | Issue 92, May 2020

The Unsuitable

By Molly Pohlig - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

This novel is a well-written page turner that makes up for a somewhat dismal plot line with a deep-dive character study and nice ...Read Review

Artist on Campaign

By Caroline Miley - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In 1809, London artist Ralph Oughtred has no interest in war until he is given a commission by the British Horse Guards to paint ...Read Review

A Circle of Dead Girls (A Will Rees Mystery)

By Eleanor Kuhns - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sick of long winters, farm chores, and family life, Will Rees longs for the open road. As a traveling weaver, Rees finds farm ...Read Review

Miss Austen

By Gill Hornby - Published 2020

Genres:

In 1840, Cassandra Austen, a woman of a certain age, makes an unexpected visit to the vicarage at Kintbury—a place of which Cassandra ...Read Review

Rakes and Roses (Proper Romance Regency)

By Josi S. Kilpack - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

Early in the 19th century, Harry Stillman is known in London as a rake—a gambler, a drinker, a womanizer—until he runs ...Read Review

The Power Game: The Monsarrat Series

By Meg Keneally - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A boatman is murdered on a remote island off Van Diemen’s Land, in convict-era Australia. The authorities seek to convict a well-known ...Read Review

Duke Darcy’s Castle: A Dare to Defy Novel

By Syrie James - Published 2020

Genres:

Romance

Saddled by debts incurred by his predecessors, Lance Granville, the tenth Duke of Darcy, is faced with the imminent loss of his castle ...Read Review

The Head In The Ice: A Bowman of The Yard Investigation

By Richard James - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the icy winter of 1891, Inspector George Bowman of the newly created London Metropolitan Police has just been released from a lunatic asylum ...Read Review

His Lady in Hiding

By Jen Geigle Johnson - Published 2020

Genres:

Inspirational Romance

In 1817 London, Lady Elizabeth Davenport’s parents insist she marry the loathsome, rich Lord Pinweather. Impersonating her maid, Elizabeth calls herself Heidi and ...Read Review

Who Speaks for the Damned (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery)

By C.S. Harris - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the latest in C.S. Harris’s Regency mystery series featuring aristocratic detective Sebastian St. Cyr, Lord Devlin, and his wife, ...Read Review

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