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By Jody Hedlund -
After she witnesses two murders, Sophie Neumann, the focus of Jody Hedlund’s big-hearted and generous Searching for You, flees the rough streets ...Read Review
By Mike Blakely -
In 1845, General Zachary Taylor and his American army arrive at Corpus Christi, Texas. Taylor has been ordered by President James K. Polk to ...Read Review
By Verne R. Albright -
In 1848, gold is discovered in California. Aboard a freighter, young Prussian Henning Dietzel arrives in the Chilean port of Talcahuano. A prostitute with ...Read Review
By Charles Fergus -
First in a projected series, A Stranger Here Below introduces Sheriff Gideon Stoltz. Stoltz is no hardened old-timer but a twenty-one-year-old Pennsylvania Dutchman, ...Read Review
By Louis Bayard -
Two visitors arrive in Springfield, Illinois, in 1839: an aristocratic Kentucky belle with politics in her lineage, and a backwoods lawyer, Kentuckian by birth, ...Read Review
By Don Tate -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and others, Poet is the story of an enslaved man, George Moses Horton, who labored on ...Read Review
By Eleanor Kuhns -
Will Rees and his family are hiding in Zion, a Shaker community in Maine, and hoping to find safety, but what Will discovers ...Read Review
By Ramin Ganeshram -
It’s no mystery why so many historical novels have featured cooks as protagonists – food is one of the most vivid windows into ...Read Review
By V.A. Shannon -
A narrator known as Mrs. Jacob Klein attempts to set the record straight about the ill-fated Donner Party, which left Independence, Missouri, to ...Read Review
By Terry Gamble -
Having lost claim to their holdings in Northern Ireland, the previously landed Givens family makes their way to the United States in 1819. Things ...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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