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By Rosanne Bittner -
This second novel in Rosanne Bittner’s Westward America series (after Into the Wilderness) carries the reader back to the turbulent days of ...Read Review
By J.E. Fender -
Fans of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester will find much to admire in this historical novel, set in 1776 on the coast ...Read Review
By Nicholas Nicastro -
This second volume of a trilogy on the life of the American naval hero, John Paul Jones, starts with his commission to the ...Read Review
By Mary Higgins Clark -
Mary Higgins Clark, well known for her thrilling suspense novels, wrote a short novel years ago (original title: Aspire to the Heavens) based ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
I couldn’t wait for this sequel to Rise to Rebellion; I knew it was going to be superb and was not disappointed. ...Read Review
By Kerrelyn Sparks -
Frothy as a syllabub, For Love or Country has a sparse texture with minimal description, except when it serves the character interplay. Sparks’ ...Read Review
By Catharine Maria Sedgwick -
Readers of historical and classic fiction should welcome this new edition of an early woman novelist’s most highly-regarded work. A lengthy introduction ...Read Review
By Joan Lowery Nixon -
Joan Lowery Nixon’s latest foray into the past for children is a charming story. The hero, young John Nicholas, is caught up ...Read Review
By Ron Carter -
During the summer of 1777, recurring series character Caleb Dunson is a member of General Washington’s underfunded, poorly-trained Continental Army. After the costly ...Read Review
By Diana Gabaldon -
In the fifth book in Gabaldon’s popular ‘Outlander’ series, we find Claire and Jamie Fraser, their daughter Brianna, her husband Roger and ...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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