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By Anne Provoost - By trans. John Nieuwenhuien -
Flemish author Anne Provoost’s In The Shadow of the Ark grips the reader with vivid scenes, well-developed characters, and beautiful language. She ...Read Review
By Kacy Barnett-Gramckow -
The Great Flood is over, and the world is rapidly rebuilding itself. Keren and her sister Sharah, great-great-granddaughters of the ark-building patriarch Noakh, ...Read Review
By Orson Scott Card -
Third in Card’s Women of Genesis series, Rachel & Leah is the story of the four women who become the wives and ...Read Review
By Gilbert Morris -
In The Gate of Heaven (3rd in the Lions of Judah series), the prolific Morris has penned an involving and pleasurable retelling of ...Read Review
By Bodie & Brock Thoene -
The second in the Thoenes’ latest series, Second Touch returns to the days of Christ’s ministry and the religious and political turmoil ...Read Review
By Kacy Barnett-Gramckow -
The first of a trilogy, this novel provides a plausible look at life on Earth just before the Great Flood, as well as ...Read Review
By Melvin J. Cobb -
Vessel of Honor is the story of Sahlin Malae, the Ethiopian baptized by Philip in the eighth chapter of Acts. It’s also ...Read Review
By Tracy Groot -
Biblical Judea forms the backdrop of this slow-to-start but ultimately riveting inspirational novel of mercy and forgiveness. Rivkah is a prostitute in the ...Read Review
By Rebecca Kohn -
This excellent first novel expands upon and breathes new life into the age-old biblical story of Esther. In the 5th century B.C, ...Read Review
By Nino Ricci -
“Thus it was that everyone who heard him or laid eyes on him formed an image of him, and believed him a holy ...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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