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By Liane Ellison Norman -
This beautifully imagined (if slow to unfold) tale concerns the life of Anna Maria Pertl, wife of the minor Austrian composer Leopold Mozart, ...Read Review
By Jane Kirkpatrick -
Poverty Flat, California during the fall of 1853 is where Ruth Martin’s fishing experience opens the third volume in the Kinship and Courage ...Read Review
By Peter Watt -
Flight of the Eagle is the final volume of a trilogy set in 19th century Australia, with segments taking place in the Sudan ...Read Review
By Naida West -
Eye of the Bear, the prequel to the author’s earlier novel River of Red Gold, relates the history of early California during ...Read Review
By Adam Bagdasarian -
Vahan Kenderian was 12 when the Ottoman Turks sought to exterminate the Armenians in 1915. Comforts of his family’s upper class life in Bitlis, ...Read Review
By Margriet de Moor -
Set principally during the 1960s and 1970s, Duke of Egypt illuminates the plight of the European gypsies who, distrusted by most, could never ...Read Review
By Robert Morgan -
Published 2001Published 2002
Robert Morgan follows up his bestseller and Oprah Book Club selection Gap Creek with another Southern family braving the hard times of farming ...Read Review
By Kevin O'Morrison -
The author is a noted playwright and actor, so his behind-the-scenes look at the acting business as it was in the early 1950s (...Read Review
By Michael Pearce -
With the celebration of the Return of the Holy Carpet from Mecca soon to take place, Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt or head ...Read Review
By Robert Skinner -
New Orleans, 1934. No vampires in sight despite the title, but worse — demons abound on the Mississippi River as bootleggers scramble to make their ...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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