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By Dee Garretson -
On the cusp of the Russian Revolution of 1917, Charlotte Mason is an American girl living within the culture of czarist Russia. Her esteemed ...Read Review
By Lauren Tarshis -
Tarshis’s nineteenth entry in her I Survived series packs a lot into its slim profile. Surprisingly complex, the book is both heart-wrenching ...Read Review
By Robert Olen Butler -
Christopher Marlowe “Kit” Cobb, a Chicago journalist and a United States agent, is in Paris in 1915, trying to figure out who is setting ...Read Review
By T.J. Gorton -
In 1980s war-torn Beirut, Vartan Nakashian, two years older than the century, sits reading Persian poetry among the disintegration of his home. He ...Read Review
By Juliet Blackwell -
Rosalyn Acosta, suffering from the loss of her husband, agrees to a business trip to Champagne, France, as a way to begin the ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
London 1917. In this, the eighth in Marston’s Home Front Detective series, Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy find themselves saddled with an unusual ...Read Review
By Solveig Eggerz -
Sigga’s story starts when she is a young teenager living on a farm in Iceland after the end of World War 1. It ...Read Review
By Roseanna M. White -
In the shadowy world of Room 40, England’s brightest minds work tirelessly to crack German intelligence that could give a strategic edge during ...Read Review
By Johanna Bell -
The Women’s Police Volunteers (WPV) was an auxiliary police force formed in Britain at the outbreak of war in 1914. Its mission was ...Read Review
By Janet Few -
I had misgivings reading the list of dramatis personae, several pages long, that the author provides at the start of her book. Whose ...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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