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HNR Issue 93 (August 2020)
By Jeff Shaara -
With no job prospects in Depression-era Palatka, Florida, 19-year-old Tommy Biggs joins the Navy, becomes a hospital apprentice, and is posted to the ...Read Review
By Will Hobbs -
In 1900, fifteen-year-old Owen Hollowell witnesses the theft of his family’s mules. Newly arrived in Colorado after the death of Owen’s father, ...Read Review
By Melissa Addey -
In 1068 Galicia, the 32-year-old Sister Juliana (birth name Isabella) travels from the Convent of the Sacred Way to Santiago de Compostela to collect ...Read Review
By Sarah Hawkswood -
In the fifth volume in the Bradecote and Catchpoll series, we find Undersheriff Bradecote and his trusty Sergeant puzzling out the intricacies of ...Read Review
By Deborah Wiles -
On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a group of unarmed Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War. Four students ...Read Review
By Gordon Korman -
Trevor Firestone is a 12-year-old obsessed with World War II video games, and he spends hours blowing up Nazi tanks and gunning down ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Blackwell -
Born the daughter of a minor Russian noble, Nadia Shulkina comes of age in the social upheaval of the aftermath of the Russian ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
England, 1935. Georgie, cousin to the King of England and a newlywed, finds herself with time on her hands when her husband leaves for ...Read Review
By Sarah Burton -
This book is told in three parts, the first by H, the second by Doll and the third by Halcyon; all are the ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
By the summer of 1658, it is clear that the reports of Damian Seeker’s death were greatly exaggerated… In truth, this most cunning ...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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