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By Michelle Muriel -
Missouri, 2014: “I have to find what’s missing so I can move beyond those memories, find what they stole from me, what I ...Read Review
By D. M. Quincy -
Wendela Pike is shot to death in front of the Covent Garden opera theater as private detective Atlas Catesby is helping his escort, ...Read Review
By Oscar de Muriel -
Edinburgh 1889. In the fifth in the Scotland-based series, detective inspectors Adolphus McGray and Ian Frey are summoned to investigate the mysterious deaths of ...Read Review
By Jennifer Delamere -
Set in 1881, this third volume of the London Beginnings series focuses on Cara Bernay, aspiring artist and disgraced governess. Dismissed for accidentally endangering ...Read Review
By Holly Green -
1850s. Dora Latimer, an illegitimate, mixed-race girl, is brought to England by her sea-captain father and brought up with his other children, to ...Read Review
By Patricia Reilly Giff -
At her mother’s deathbed, Anna Mallon promises to take care of her little sister Nuala, as well as her family’s house ...Read Review
By Caitlin Horrocks -
Erik Satie (1866-1925) became a famous composer during La Belle Époque in Paris. This novel is a creative depiction of what was behind ...Read Review
By Lynette Rees -
It is 1888, and sixteen-year-old Lottie Perkins works for Bryant & May match manufacturers in London’s East End, where she catches the eye ...Read Review
By Virginia Frances Schwartz -
The ability to recognize one’s humanity and see the humanity of others is a life-saving gift. Among the Fallen is the story ...Read Review
By Julia London -
1845. Eliza Tricklebank edits and runs Honeycutt’s Gazette, which is filled with the gossip which London’s ladies crave: the foibles of the ...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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