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By Marie Benedict - By Victoria Christopher Murray -
Marie Benedict’s historical novels have been entertaining and educating historical fiction readers for years, and award-winning author Victoria Christopher Murray has penned ...Read Review
By Kathleen Marple Kalb -
This is the second book in Kalb’s series of mysteries set in 1890s New York, featuring opera singer Ella Shane, a mezzo-soprano ...Read Review
By Grace Hitchcock -
Willow Dupré, a wealthy heiress from one of the foremost families on Fifth Avenue, is the most sought-after lady in New York society. ...Read Review
By Jocelyn Green -
This novel is set against the dazzling backdrop of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Sylvie Townsend’s life had taken an unexpected turn ...Read Review
By Anna Godbersen -
The diaphanous cover undermines the depth and complexity of this Gilded Age Romance. The title refers not only to our heroine, but also ...Read Review
By Michaela MacColl -
Shanghai, 1870. When the matchmaker declares 12-year-old Ning unmarriageable (she’s too tall, has “unnatural” green eyes and unbound feet), Ning’s mother writes ...Read Review
By Jane Super -
In Philadelphia in 1888, devious Blakely Heyer schemes to commit his wealthy wife, Louisa Heyer, to a mental institution. Blakely intends to steal Louisa’...Read Review
By Renée - By Rosen -
Do we really need another novel about society during the Gilded Age? In the case of The Social Graces, the answer is an ...Read Review
By Constance Sayers -
The novel follows four women through history: Juliet in 1890s Paris, Nora in 1930s Hollywood, Sandra in 1970s California and finally Helen in ...Read Review
By Ann E. Burg -
Flooded is a novel of first-person, free-verse poems told in three parts. In part one, readers meet some residents of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1889 (...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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