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By Ahdaf Soueif -
Set in the early 1900s and in the 1990s, The Map of Love tells of two intertwined, cross-cultural love stories. In 1901 Anna Winterbourne ...Read Review
By Carol Thurston -
The Eye of Horus is set both in the late 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt and in present-day Colorado and Texas. One half ...Read Review
By Louise Marley -
Eilish Eam is a young Irish orphan living on the streets of eighteenth century London. Erin Rushton is a concert musician living in ...Read Review
By Sharan Newman (ed.) -
The eighteen stories in this volume take us from ancient Rome to 20th century America. English and US settings predominate, though there are ...Read Review
By Arliss Ryan -
I’ve always had a soft spot for multi-generational sagas, although The Kingsley House is much more than these simple words can describe. ...Read Review
By Edward Rutherfurd -
Edward Rutherfurd has given us the pageantry of Sarum, the teeming life of London and the vast exotic sweep of Russian history in ...Read Review
By Alistair MacLeod -
On Cape Breton Island, the Gaelic stronghold of Nova Scotia — a land of windswept crags and rocky shores — memories of years long past ...Read Review
By Beth Gutcheon -
Two stories, set in the small coastal town of Dundee, Maine, fifty years apart, converge in this enthralling novel. In the present day, ...Read Review
By Ella Leffland -
Three generations of the Rosteds, a Danish family, come to life in sparkling snapshots in Breath and Shadows. We read, in alternating segments, ...Read Review
By Marcel Möring -
It’s easy to see why In Babylon already has been lauded by European critics and has garnered numerous awards on that side ...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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