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By Linda Lee Peterson -
The Spy on the Tennessee Walker is the third installment in the Maggie Fiori Mysteries. Reading the two prior novels is not necessary, ...Read Review
By B.A. Shapiro -
On the eve of the Second World War, artist Alizee Benoit is employed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to paint murals for ...Read Review
By Catriona Ward -
Published 2015Published 2017Published 2017-03-07
This is a novel dominated by the figure of She – who She is and whether She really exists or is part of the ...Read Review
By Andrei Makine - By Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) -
Should historical fiction include fiction in which a researcher looks back at the past, in this case the career of Catherine the Great? ...Read Review
By Beatriz Williams - By Karen White - By Lauren Willig -
This multi-generational novel, set between 1892 and 1944, is jointly written by three people, all bestselling authors (and good friends), but the smooth writing style ...Read Review
By Michelle Gable -
Gable’s new novel is the follow-up to her bestselling A Paris Apartment and is written in much the same style. The novel ...Read Review
By Christine Whittemore -
It is said that history teaches us about the present, usually meaning war and politics, which is what history is usually about. We ...Read Review
By Jackie Copleton -
On August 9, 1945, Amaterasu Takahashi was late in meeting her daughter, Yuko, in Nagasaki’s Catholic cathedral; her tardiness saved her life, as the ...Read Review
By Ceridwen Dovey -
Handicapped by homocentric prejudice, few humans can properly comment on themselves, or upon their species. Who else shall speak to us of the ...Read Review
By Julian Leatherdale -
Adam Fox is owner of the Palace, an exclusive resort hotel in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. In 1914, his only son ...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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