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By Rae Meadows -
This intergenerational novel focuses on three women: Violet, an eleven-year-old girl struggling to survive in turn-of-the-century New York; Iris, Violet’s daughter, who ...Read Review
By Keith Donohue -
Bestselling author Keith Donohue (Angels of Destruction) delivers a new spellbinding tale with Centuries of June, a perfect blend of historical fiction and ...Read Review
By Adam McOmber -
McOmber’s collection of short stories has been likened to the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Isak Dinesen. Although, for me, McOmber’...Read Review
By Benjamin Markovits -
A writer sits down to write poetry or a novel. The thoughts and emotions swirling through this process are actually miscellaneous experiences, thinking, ...Read Review
By Sam Meekings -
In ancient China of 2000 years ago, a young girl, Jade, is kidnapped and sold to the Whorehouse of a Thousand Sighs. Having ...Read Review
By Michael Farquhar -
“Five centuries of sex, adventure, vice, treachery, and folly from royal Britain.” The tribulations of the Tudors are well known, thanks to numerous ...Read Review
By Elle Newmark -
It’s 1947, and Americans Martin and Evie Mitchell and their five-year-old son are in India. Martin is one of the first recipients of ...Read Review
By Leo Hollis -
This is the story of twelve London buildings and the men who left their imprint on the fabric of the capital. In 1245, Henry ...Read Review
By Michael Parker -
Although she is one of the best-educated and most brilliant women of her time, the history books are silent on the ultimate fate ...Read Review
By Samantha Sotto -
Get ready for the unexpected when you pick up this offbeat, incredibly enjoyable novel, which will transport you on a memorable journey through ...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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