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By Ernest Hebert -
This wonderful story fictionalizes the real life captivity of Nathan Blake, an English settler who was taken prisoner during a French raid on ...Read Review
By Janet Tinney -
Joseph Warren (1741-1775) was one of the most important and influential political leaders in the opening stages of the American Revolution. He grew ...Read Review
By Alicia Gaspar de Alba -
This lovely novel can be read without any previous knowledge of the famous Mexican nun. The author evokes the feel of 17th century ...Read Review
By Stephen Lewis -
Old Man Powell is found murdered in his cabin, the crime disguised as a scalping. The natural suspect is Massaquoit, an Indian whom ...Read Review
By Joyce Rockwood Hudson -
Set in Florida and South Carolina between 1704 and 1715, this richly-textured story follows the intertwined lives of Native American, Spanish, and British characters and ...Read Review
By Margaret Miles -
No Rest for the Dove reunites Charlotte Willett and Richard Longfellow, neighbors and amateur sleuths in colonial Massachusetts, in solving a murder. The ...Read Review
By Rose Earhart -
Choosing to tell the tale of the 1692 Salem witches as a diary written by one of them seemed like a brilliant idea to ...Read Review
By Vella Munn -
Except for a brief prelude set in 1599, the events in this book take place during the summer and fall of 1628 in what is ...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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