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By Abi Maxwell -
In The Den, two sets of sisters struggle with the aftermath of premarital sexual indiscretion. Separated by a hundred and fifty years, both ...Read Review
By Cheryl A. Ossola -
Few jobs are as stressful as that of a nurse in a neonatal ICU, and in February 2011, Kira is maxed out by her ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Cook -
This complex novel is written in three main sections. In the first, we read of how the Ark of the Covenant was captured ...Read Review
By Monique Truong -
Three distinctive, remarkable women narrate Truong’s third novel. They never meet, but their lives are interconnected, and subtly influenced by one another’...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
It’s 1908 when Thea Reed arrives in Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin. She’s searching for the mother who left her on the steps of ...Read Review
By Judith Teitelman -
In 1923, Esther Grünspan settles in Köln from Poland. She has been jilted on her wedding day, and the betrayal of love ...Read Review
By Hannah Richell -
Published 2018Published 2019
Summoned home to present-day England to care for her grandmother, Maggie Oberon finds Lillian ailing and confused, the grand manor of Cloudesley falling ...Read Review
By Fiona Davis -
Hazel lands in Naples, Italy in 1945 as the newest member of the USO tour. She hopes to follow her family onto the stage, ...Read Review
By Julie Kibler -
Triple time periods tell two storylines as 2017 looks back on 1998 and the early part of the 20th century in this Texas-set story of ...Read Review
By Alexandra Walsh -
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy is an “alternate” tale of Henry VIII’s fifth wife which slips timeframes between the 1500s and the present. ...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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