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By Elizabeth Camden -
Dr. Rosalind Werner is a dedicated biologist in New York City in 1908, determined to bring clean drinking water to the city and the ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
Set in the early 20th century, this inspirational tale follows Nilda, a young Norwegian woman making her way to the United States, and ...Read Review
By Anna Lee Huber -
Life in 1919 after the Great War is a hard adjustment, and séances are all the range as grief-stricken widows attempt to find ...Read Review
By Ann S Epstein -
Tazia (Italian for born again) Gatti (Italian for cat) is a seventeen-year-old Italian immigrant in New York City in 1911. She has found herself ...Read Review
By Shelley Noble -
Lady Philomena Dunbridge arrives in 1907 New York City after the death of her husband, with whom she had a loveless marriage, and her ...Read Review
By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) -
In 1919, the Russian civil war grinds to a temporary halt as the opposing factions hunker down in the face of a more powerful ...Read Review
By Alison Layland (trans.) - By Rodica Doehnert -
Hotel Sacher in Vienna, still known today for its famous Sachertorte dessert, was once the stomping ground for Austrian aristocracy and international diplomats ...Read Review
By Charles Belfoure -
England, c. 1900. When a section of the Britannia Empire Theater’s balcony collapses, killing fourteen theatergoers, architect Douglas Layton is convicted of murder. ...Read Review
By Alex Beer -
In 1919, post-World War One Vienna is a shell of a former gilded and rich dynastic city. With the Hapsburg Empire gone, the new ...Read Review
By June Tate -
The Girl from the Docklands Café follows the story of Jessie, a headstrong Irish woman determined to make her own way in Southampton. ...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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