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By Lucinda Riley -
Published 2016Published 2017
This, the third book in the Seven Sisters series, follows Star D’Aplièse as she searches for her own family and discovers ...Read Review
By Jim Shepard -
When it comes to literary style, Jim Shepard breaks all the rules, yet this collection of short stories leaves the reader breathless and ...Read Review
By Judy Reene Singer -
Farm owner Rachel Fleischer is busy handling a fragile contentedness when she gets a phone call that her estranged father, Martin, is dying. ...Read Review
By Lisa Wingate -
Before We Were Yours begins in 1939 on a Mississippi River shanty, the Arcadia. The Foss family—parents Queenie and Briny, and their five ...Read Review
By Dana Chamblee Carpenter -
Carpenter’s follow-up to The Bohemian Gospel is similarly crammed with theological mystery and suspense, as we find her protagonist, Mouse, still alive ...Read Review
By Renita D'Silva -
Renita D’Silva takes the popular parallel-narratives format to a new level with her engrossing saga intertwining four women’s stories. They all ...Read Review
By Juno Dawson -
Fifteen-year-old Fliss and her mother, who is recovering from chemotherapy, move to Wales to live with Margot, Fliss’s grandmother. Fliss finds her ...Read Review
By Victoria Blake -
This book is a wonderful collection of chapters, all of them exquisitely crafted, most of them small—some very small, like the golden ...Read Review
By Jeffrey Lent -
World War II’s effects are felt for two generations in Lent’s powerful family story, set both the postwar period and 1967. The ...Read Review
By Liz Fenwick -
This beautifully written novel slips effortlessly in time between 2015 and 1943 as the complex relationship between two sisters, Adele and Amelia, are intriguingly revealed. ...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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