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By Lucinda Riley -
Published 2018Published 2019
This latest installment in Riley’s The Seven Sisters series is set in a hybrid timeframe of modern-day Scotland and WWI-era Spain. Tiggy ...Read Review
By Erin Bartels -
We Hope for Better Things chronicles the histories of three Balsam women: Elizabeth, a Detroit Free Press journalist who receives a strange request ...Read Review
By Kathleen McGurl -
Kathleen McGurl is fast establishing herself as a master of the multi-period novel in which a mystery from the past has implications for ...Read Review
By Sue Lawrence -
This intriguing historical novel opens in 1981, when Rona and Craig move into a large sandstone mansion, Wardie House, Newhaven, Edinburgh, which they are ...Read Review
By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Sir Michael Morpurgo -
1970s London: Jonah has always struggled to fit in at school. He’s too busy to make friends, spending his time caring for ...Read Review
By M. Allen Cunningham -
Perpetua’s Kin takes readers on a journey from the western theater of the Civil War to 1940s San Francisco as it traces ...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
Two women separated by 100 years are bound together by their small town’s buried secrets. Gossamer Grove, Wisconsin, in 1907 is shaken up by ...Read Review
By Linda Newbery -
When fourteen-year-old Grace Russell reluctantly comes to Flambards, where her great-great-grandparents once lived, she’s still in shock from the accident which left ...Read Review
By Maureen Doyle McQuerry -
This split-narrative novel, set in the 1920s New York and 1950s California, follows a mother and daughter as they each deal with various ...Read Review
By Hazel Gaynor -
Grace Darling loves life on Longstone Island, in Northumberland, England, where she helps her father with lighthouse duties at night and collects specimens ...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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