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By Mary Pat Kelly -
Published 2019Published 2019-02-05
The third in Kelly’s own family-based sagas (following Galway Bay and Of Irish Blood), Irish Above All lands 44-year-old photographer Nora Kelly ...Read Review
By Juliette Fay -
1921. Irene Van Beck and Millie Martin, dancers in a burlesque show, have just jumped from a moving train, a plan they kept hidden ...Read Review
By Clare Clark -
Berlin 1923, Julius Köhler-Schultz in his late fifties, is a successful art critic and writer. His rather rushed marriage to the philandering and ...Read Review
By Cynthia Von Buhler -
This stunning graphic novel will appeal not only to Houdini devotees but also to those who may discover, within in its luscious pages, ...Read Review
By Maggie Ford -
This novel sheds light on two social classes in London in the 1920s, when everything is turned upside down by both lust and ...Read Review
By Sujata Massey -
Perveen Mistry’s position as the only female lawyer in 1921 Bombay keeps her services in demand. When Sir David Hobson-Jones, the governor’s ...Read Review
By Amy Harmon -
In 2001 New York, thirty-something orphan Anne Gallagher’s grandfather, Eoin, who had cared for her since childhood, dies. Anne flies to Dublin, Ireland, ...Read Review
By Dolores Gordon-Smith -
Jenny Langton is thrilled to be on her first assignment to view a property for the real estate firm Wilson and Lee: the ...Read Review
By Nicola Upson -
Stanley and Elsie is the story of the artist Stanley Spencer, told mostly through the eyes of his housekeeper, Elsie Munday. It focuses ...Read Review
By Melanie Benjamin -
Melanie Benjamin has a wonderful track record of finding lesser known characters and stories from history and bringing them to life in fiction. ...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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