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By Cynthia T. Toney -
Published 2017Published 2017-10-08
Prohibition, or the law against selling liquor, is not a popular subject in 1925 Louisiana. The author mentions the presence of Al Capone, a ...Read Review
By William Gerhardie -
Published 2017Published c1925
First published in 1925, The Polyglots is set in the Far East when the world is recovering from the horrors of WW1. It is ...Read Review
By Ray Celestin -
Published 2016Published 2017
The kidnapping of an heiress, the mutilation death of a gangster, and the champagne poisoning of local politicos are the triggering events of ...Read Review
By Frances Brody -
Published 2017Published 2018
This ninth Kate Shackleton mystery is set in Leeds, England in 1927. Private investigator Kate is aided by her assistant, ex-policeman Jim Sykes, and ...Read Review
By Emma Fraser -
Living in Glasgow in the late 1920s, Margaret Bannatyne, the only surviving child, is limited in the opportunities available for her to follow ...Read Review
By Diane Janes -
Another historical mystery series is born! Award-winning crime author Diane Janes has delivered the first book in a new historical crime series, set ...Read Review
By Donna Douglas -
Set in West Yorkshire in 1926, the latest novel by Donna Douglas introduces us to District Nursing in a mining community in the village ...Read Review
By Christopher K. Doyle -
Baltimore, 1926. Eighteen-year-old A.D. is brilliant but homeless. But with the encouragement of Isaiah, the janitor of the Peabody Conservatory, A.D. rises ...Read Review
By Jessica Ellicott -
Edwina Davenport lives in the cozy English village of Walmsley Parva. With her comfortable living affected so bleakly by the aftermath of WWI, ...Read Review
By Carolyn Haines -
Raissa James can see the dead, and she has capitalized on this by opening a private investigation agency specializing in the occult. “Pluto’...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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