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By Robert Skinner -
War may be raging in Europe, but for the crooks and cops of New Orleans, it is still a distant rumble in 1940. Wesley ...Read Review
By A.S. Byatt -
Reissued to accompany the film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart, Possession is a must-read for those who missed it the first time ...Read Review
By Terry Stanfill -
Rose Orlando-Kirkland, a jewelry designer from California, is haunted by the voice of a twelfth century woman. For reasons Rose can’t comprehend, ...Read Review
By Anthony Everitt -
Published 2001Published 2002
Marcus Tullius Cicero was born in 106 BCE to a well-connected provincial family. Throughout his early years, he immersed himself in reading and studies. ...Read Review
By Iris Collier -
In her first historical crime novel, Iris Collier focuses on two seemingly discrete events: the murder of protagonist Nicholas Peverell’s loyal steward ...Read Review
By Virginia Bailey Parker -
This is a multi-generational story of three families who leave England for the New World and settle in Salem, Massachusetts. As the years ...Read Review
By Cameron Judd -
By the end of this, the final of three volumes, Tennessee has at long last become a state, but more than the history ...Read Review
By Cindy Vallar -
This romantic historical novel chronicles the events of Scotland’s Rising of 1745 for “Bonnie Prince Charlie,” as experienced by Rory MacGregor and Duncan ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
In this novel, Kelton concludes his three-book saga of life in Texas at the end of the Civil War. As he tells the ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
Rhys Bowen takes us back to the beginning of the 20th century and allows us to follow the road so many have taken, ...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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