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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
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
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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