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By Renita D'Silva -
Author D’Silva transports readers to her native India in a new multi-period novel exploring her frequent themes of difficult family dynamics and ...Read Review
By Kathleen Kaufman -
In the years after WWII, a little girl grows up in Glasgow and later moves with her mother to Colorado. Alice Grace is ...Read Review
By Susie Orman Schnall -
This fast-paced novel takes readers to 1949 New York City, where young women angled to get into typing pools at prestigious firms and dreamed ...Read Review
By Susanna Kearsley -
Charlotte (“Charley”) Van Hoek takes up residence in her late brother’s home on Long Island and begins a position as curator of ...Read Review
By John Neely Davis -
The 200-page central chapter covers the 1890s through the early 20th century. Young Francis Chapman, a devotee of Western pulp novels, travels to ...Read Review
By Sarah Maine -
In three interwoven storylines, the legend of a Viking woman and a solitary monk on a remote Scottish island comes to life. Archaeologist ...Read Review
By Jackson Ellis -
Henry Lord was the loving but stubborn patriarch of the Lord family in the tiny, dying town of St. Thomas, Nevada, situated in ...Read Review
By Kirsty Manning -
The Jade Lily is a multi-period, inter-generational novel set in the World War Two era and the present day. In her second novel, ...Read Review
By Barbara Hannay -
In 1958, in a quaint church in Burralea, a picturesque Tablelands township in north Queensland, Australia, Joe, a local cattle rancher, is getting married. ...Read Review
By Andrew Martin -
Jean Beckett is researching the life of the late 19th-century London musical hall artiste Kate French. She plans to put on a stage ...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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