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By Bruce Alexander -
This ninth novel in Bruce Alexander’s critically acclaimed series featuring Sir John Fielding, a blind-eighteenth-century London judge, and his young assistant deserves ...Read Review
By Laura Renken -
Historical romances taking place during America’s colonial era are relatively scarce. American readers seem to prefer medieval Scotland and Regency England, or ...Read Review
By Lynn M. Turner -
Nell Fraser and her brother board a ship to the New World to avoid capture after she rescues him from a Scottish prison. ...Read Review
By Mary Beth Norton -
The Salem witch trials of 1692 have perplexed Americans for over three centuries, so it is odd to think that the historical record could ...Read Review
By Juliet Waldron -
Genesee van Cortlandt, the child of a runaway teen and an Iroquois warrior, was abducted back into “civilization” by her white uncle as ...Read Review
By Dean Burgess -
A meticulously researched first novel, Burgess’ story concerns what was likely the first recorded divorce in seventeenth century New England. Thomas Burge and ...Read Review
By Robert McCammon -
McCammon’s latest is an overlong, plodding mix of horror and mystery set in Carolina in 1699. The story concerns the hamlet of Fount ...Read Review
By Virginia Bailey Parker -
This is a multi-generational story of three families who leave England for the New World and settle in Salem, Massachusetts. As the years ...Read Review
By Rosanne Bittner -
This, the first in a planned series of novels dealing with the westward expansion of the United States, begins in 1752, shortly before the ...Read Review
By Beverly Swerling -
Lucas Turner, English barber surgeon, and his sister Sally, apothecary, arrive in the New World in 1661 to start a medical practice and are ...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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