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By Paula Quinn -
Quinn returns to the world of the MacGregors of Skye with the story of Mailie MacGregor, who longs for a knight from Sir ...Read Review
By Lisa Berne -
Third in the Penhallow Dynasty series, Berne’s The Bride Takes a Groom is a romance set in the northeast of England in ...Read Review
By Imogen Hermes Gowar -
Too many times I have read a book, very often by a first-time published writer, that has been stratospherically praised by the media, ...Read Review
By Rachel Halliburton -
Based on a real-life scandal in 1797, this novel is concerned with Ann-Jemima Provis and her father, who want to present (and sell) an ...Read Review
By Norman Schell -
John Tanner, a young Englishman trained as a ship’s carpenter and groomed for command of a merchant vessel of his own in ...Read Review
By Ines Thorn - By Kate Northrop (trans.) -
In 1711, on the Isle of Sylt on the North Sea coast, Jordis and her grandmother are considered outsiders due to their Icelandic heritage. ...Read Review
By Karen Charlton -
Detective Stephen Lavender and Constable Ned Woods of Bow Street are struggling with the extra workload assigned to them. In an effort to ...Read Review
By Carol M. Cram -
Romance meets backstage drama in a novel that is long on plot twists but a little short on emotionally believable characters. Grace Johnson, ...Read Review
By Anna Lee Huber -
In July 1831, Sebastian Gage has come home to Langstone Manor in Scotland. Surrounding his home are beautiful and bleak moors and bogs, in ...Read Review
By Griselda Gifford -
Set in the Highlands of Scotland in 2017, with a time-slip to 1745, an era of red coats and Jacobites, this charming novel reveals the ...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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