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By Amanda Allen -
Santa Fe Mourning is the promising start to a new series. It is set in the 1920s when losses from the First World ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
Set in London during 1928, this is the latest of more than twenty Daisy Dalrymple mysteries. Daisy, wife of Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher ...Read Review
By Sally Koslow -
The four-year romance between the married F. Scott Fitzgerald and divorced Hollywood gossip columnist Sheilah Graham has been chronicled in books and movies ...Read Review
By Gordon McAlpine -
This slim, inventive novel begins in the early 1940s in Buenos Aires, though it is only a frame to the body of the ...Read Review
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
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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