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By Beverly Connor -
Forensic anthropologist and amateur detective Lindsay Chamberlain joins a crew of archaeologists excavating a long-lost Spanish Galleon off the Georgia coast. Within days ...Read Review
By Jeanne M. Dams -
Third in the Hilda Johansson mystery series set in South Bend, Indiana in 1902, this story unfolds within the context of a county fair, ...Read Review
By William Gay -
You know you’re in the hands of a master by the way he uses his tools: details, vocabulary, verbs. They all add ...Read Review
By Carole Glickfeld -
This warmhearted family drama opens in Brighton Beach, New York in 1953. Chenia Arnow, a Russian-Jewish immigrant, discovers that she is pregnant with her ...Read Review
By Laurie Graham -
Published 2001Published 2002
In the early 1950s, organizations devoted primarily to the traditional domestic arts flourished in America. No one could have anticipated the radical social ...Read Review
By Joyce Reardon (ed.) -
Published 2001Published 2002
This associational material to the Stephen King miniseries Rose Red is packaged as if it were the edited diary of Ellen Rimbauer, mistress ...Read Review
By Michael B. Edwards -
A new entry in the ancient historical detective subgenre, Murder at the Panionic Games introduces us to Bias, a minor priest of Prirene ...Read Review
By Barbara Soper -
Barbara Soper’s novel opens with an intriguing premise–the introduction of execution by electrocution juxtaposed with an exhibition celebrating the marvel of ...Read Review
By Shlomo DuNour -
This novel translated from the Hebrew purports to be a narrative by an angel named Adiel, reassigned from his regular task as a ...Read Review
By Jeanne Mackin -
The skillful intertwining of two stories of women living 150 years apart takes the reader’s mind through the trickery and unexplained happenings of ...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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