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By Kim van Alkemade -
The tale of how medical experiments were performed upon orphans during the 1920s is simultaneously fascinating and horrifying, particularly as the underlying facts ...Read Review
By Margaret Verble -
Published 2015Published 2015-07-14
Maud Nail, growing up on the Cherokee allotment lands in the 1920s, shares a tiny shack and a hard life with her father, ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
Rachel Woodley is working as a governess in 1920s Paris when she receives word that her mother is very ill, so she rushes ...Read Review
By Shirley Parenteau -
Dolls of Hope is a charming middle-grade novel based on the real Friendship Dolls exchanged between students in the US and Japan in ...Read Review
By Jill Morrow -
In the 1920s, Newport, Rhode Island, was the playground of the nouveau riche as well as old money families. But money doesn’t ...Read Review
By Barbara Taylor Bradford -
It’s 1926, and the Cavendons of Cavendon Hall are gathering for a family weekend, during which the story of two long-interconnected families, the ...Read Review
By Mary Morris -
Chicago in the early 20th century was not an easy place for immigrants or blacks, but these are the stories told in The ...Read Review
By Stewart O'Nan -
In 1937, author F. Scott Fitzgerald travels to Hollywood to salvage his writing career as a screenwriter. He’s considered a has-been – his masterpiece, ...Read Review
By Carrie Snyder -
Aganetha (Aggie) Smart is a fictional Canadian runner who wins the gold medal in the 800-metre race in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. Aggie’...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
In 1925 London, most people who visit psychic mediums are family members of soldiers who died in the Great War. Psychic Ellie Winter doesn’...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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