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By Sarah Leipciger -
Three timelines. Three stories. Three lives. Coming Up for Air is an exquisite story of medical advancement. By successfully balancing these three stories, ...Read Review
By Pitchaya Sudbanthad -
In 23 loosely connected short stories, this time-fluid novel weaves in and out of people’s lives, around and through time from the 19th ...Read Review
By Kelly Rimmer -
Beth Walsh never expected to feel so overwhelmed after the birth of her long-awaited son. With her beloved father’s health in rapid ...Read Review
By Ursula Janssen -
After her uncle’s death, German historian Lia Winter decides to travel to Italy to spend some time with relatives there. Lia stays ...Read Review
By Jane Thynne -
In her latest venture into historical fiction, author Jane Thynne turns her attention to two socialite sisters on opposite sides in World War ...Read Review
By Camille Di Maio -
By all accounts, Emma Koehler was an extraordinary woman. A prominent figure in the history of San Antonio, Texas, she was a German ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
If I Were You is a story of friendship, betrayal, class, and the desperate measures people take to survive in wartime. The story ...Read Review
By Louisa Morgan -
In 1692 Massachusetts, Bridget Byshop is hanged as a witch and leaves two daughters who pass very different magical traditions to their descendants in ...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
In 1946 Wisconsin, Imogene (Genie) Grayson discovers her sister, Hazel, brutally murdered. Genie becomes obsessed with finding the murderer. Both of Genie’s suitors, ...Read Review
By Matt Bagguley (trans.) - By Simon Stranger -
H for Hirsch, H for hope, H for Henry Oliver Rinnan. Simon Stranger’s award-winning historical novel weaves an achingly poignant tale 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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