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By Kimberley Woodhouse - By Tracie Peterson -
The title refers to the main characters’ difficult pasts: Frenchman and ex-soldier Jean-Michel Langelier suffers from PTSD after fighting against a revolt in 1920...Read Review
By Karen Barnett -
California, 1929. The last thing watercolor artist Olivia Rutherford wants is to return to the mountains where she grew up. Having put her traumatic ...Read Review
By Terry Roberts -
Set in rural North Carolina amidst the swing of Prohibition, this story follows the perilous adventures of the passionate traveling preacher Jedidiah Robbins. ...Read Review
By Cora Harrison -
In Cork, Ireland, in 1925, Reverend Mother Aquinas receives a charitable donation of a trunk filled with old books for the children at the ...Read Review
By M.J. Rose -
M.J. Rose’s luscious new book, Tiffany Blues, follows artists Jenny Bell and Minx Deering as they take advantage of the opportunity ...Read Review
By Jane Rosenberg LaForge -
Just after WWI in the fictional British village of Bridgetonne, American Eva Williams takes a position as teacher of mythology at the local ...Read Review
By Elise Valmorbida -
This is the story of one woman’s struggles to maintain her marriage and particularly to protect her children during the Fascist Era ...Read Review
By Jennifer Lamont Leo -
Dot Rodgers’ charlatan preacher father turned her off faith. Now she’s a vivacious singer struggling to get her career off the ground ...Read Review
By Frances Hardinge -
Published 2016Published 2018Published c2014
When Triss wakes up after an accident, she realises that something is very wrong, although she does not know what as she remembers ...Read Review
By Emma Carroll -
London 1922. After World War I, the country is nearly bankrupt, and the Kaye family are struggling; Lil’s grandad, who is passionate about ...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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