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By Deanna Raybourn -
In Night of a Thousand Stars we meet Penelope “Poppy” Hammond March as she narrowly escapes her wedding ceremony to the heir of ...Read Review
By Alice Duncan -
This latest book in the long-running Daisy Gumm Majesty series of cozy mysteries opens a year after the death of Daisy’s beloved ...Read Review
By Sebastian Faulks -
What ho, the renowned scribbler Sebastian Faulks has jolly well gone and bunged out a rather decent tale involving that immortal pair of ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
When a disliked chorus conductor turns up dead, sheet music from Mendelssohn’s Messiah crammed down his throat, it’s up to Detective ...Read Review
By Andrew Lewis Conn -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-10
Micah and Izzy Grand are the stars of silent films in the year 1928. The descendants of Jewish immigrants, they are self-made men; Micah ...Read Review
By Loren D. Estleman -
In 1921, Charlie Siringo is past his prime, living under a leaky roof and writing books about the days he rode with the Earp ...Read Review
By Dolores Gordon-Smith -
An exhibition of church art sounds sedate, but murder soon intrudes into this cozy, 1920s English mystery. Set in London and bucolic Whimbrell ...Read Review
By Loretta Nyhan - By Suzanne Hayes -
Rose and Ivy Adams are heartbroken when their father dies in 1925. Shock follows grief when the young women learn that he was nearly ...Read Review
By Jeanne Mackin -
The Beautiful American is a work of fiction that follows an artists’ colony in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s. While one of ...Read Review
By Katherine McMahon -
It is 1926, and the aftermath of the Great War still darkens the country. Evelyn Gifford finds looking to a successful future, as one ...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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