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By Patty Dann -
“Sometimes, I think I was born in the wrong body,” Katharine Wright muses in Patty Dann’s (Mermaids) new novel. Indeed, Katharine— “with ...Read Review
By A. M. Stuart -
The second installment in the Harriet Gordon series follows the aforementioned intelligent and energetic police transcriptionist all over Singapore in her efforts to ...Read Review
By Rashi Rohatgi -
In 1905, political turmoil exists in parts of India because there are those who believe in self-determination and independence from Britain. Sisters Leela, age ...Read Review
By Rachel Brimble -
Not another book about the Titanic? Well, not really. The eponymous shopgirl, Amelia, who works at a department store in Bath, does not ...Read Review
By Dominic Smith -
The Electric Hotel is a story within a story, with the main narrative set within a poignant outer frame. It is 1963, and a ...Read Review
By Eric T Reynolds -
Kathryn Wolfe lives in the fictional town of Sycamore Falls, Kansas, where she runs a bookstore with her friend Mary Dodd and tries ...Read Review
By Jennifer Moore -
Jennifer Moore takes a break from her popular Regency romance novels to pen a title for the new Romance on the Orient Express ...Read Review
By Ayşe Osmanoğlu -
Set in the Çırağan Palace in Istanbul in 1903-1905, this novel, written by a direct descendant, chronicles the lengthy gilded imprisonment and ...Read Review
By Donna Murray -
In the Ozarks, around the turn of the 20th century, a young Cherokee woman, Sila, is fleeing her abusive husband, desperate enough to ...Read Review
By Maggie Humm -
This first novel by internationally known Virginia Woolf scholar Maggie Humm expands the vision of Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse. Humm presents ...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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