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By Fiona Veitch Smith -
In this third installment of the Poppy Denby Investigates series, our titular heroine, a burgeoning reporter, begins the novel enraged with her managing ...Read Review
By Theasa Tuohy -
In 1929, two young women test the bounds of society as well as their budding relationships in Tuohy’s Flying Jenny. Jenny Flynn can ...Read Review
By Denitta Ward -
This is an intriguing Cinderella-style story set in 1920s Kansas. The city is on the cusp of radical change, but it is divided ...Read Review
By Anna Ciddor -
The reader is ushered into a home with the smells of baked bread and tasty home cooking. The Rabinovitch family is busy and ...Read Review
By Candace Fleming -
Based on a true story, this historical novel tells a fascinating story of a German shepherd raised as a fierce police dog in ...Read Review
By Sujata Massey -
In 1921 Bombay, woman are still very much third-class citizens—except in the Parsi community, where they’re second-class citizens. Perveen Mistry, daughter of ...Read Review
By Abir Mukherjee -
Published 2017Published 2018
Calcutta, India, 1920. The British are trying to persuade the rulers of Indian royal houses to join the Chamber of Princes—an attempt at ...Read Review
By Nathaniel Rich -
New Orleans comes alive in 1918: the Great War is over; the musical sound of jazz is heard in many of the clubs and ...Read Review
By Charles Todd -
1920: Late one December night, after dancing at his sister’s nuptials and then running from his ever-present personal demons, Ian Rutledge encounters murder ...Read Review
By William Meyer -
In the second book of the Horace J. Edwards and the Time Keepers series, Horace discovers that someone has intentionally destroyed the portal ...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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