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By W.M. Akers -
Akers imagines a fence thirteen miles long dividing the Manhattan of 1921 into two parts: eastside and westside. The eastside appears to be all ...Read Review
By Marlowe Benn -
1924, Manhattan. On her 25th birthday, Julia Kydd will finally be in control of her inheritance. She travels from London to New York to ...Read Review
By Kimberley Woodhouse - By Tracie Peterson -
This third in The Heart of Alaska series takes time to build the backstories of its central characters: Thomas Smith, an orphan adopted ...Read Review
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia -
In 1927 young Casiopea, as the poor relation to a wealthy family, leads a Cinderella-esque life in a drab small town in Yucatan, quietly ...Read Review
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
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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