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By Li Qiao -
“The way it is? Everyone comes into the world naked. Then why are some born to be called ‘master’ and others born to ...Read Review
By Brian Wainwright -
Moving from a sublime Ricardian novel to an hysterically funny one, Wainwright’s Alianore Audley holds a place in my heart. What an ...Read Review
By Loren D. Estleman -
By the mid 1880s the old west is dying. But the public still thirsts for crime stories, and Wild West theatricals such as ...Read Review
By Joyce T. Stafford -
Psychotherapist Grace Harmon is unhappy with her life. She is estranged from her husband and son, her work is growing tiresome, and she ...Read Review
By Don Coldsmith -
The third novel written by Coldsmith in his Spanish Bit Saga narrates an episode of the Elk-Dog People of the American Great Plains ...Read Review
By Maria Hummel -
This coming-of-age story set just before and during the American Civil War is historical fiction at its best. Bel and Lawrence are cousins, ...Read Review
By Leonard Schonberg -
Legacy recounts the story of three generations of women who must overcome great challenges, with varying degrees of success. Hannah migrates to the ...Read Review
By Rudy Rucker -
Rucker has written an engrossing and affecting novel about the great painter Peter Bruegel. The book is divided into 16 vignettes, each of which ...Read Review
By Clyde Linsley -
Josiah Beede, war hero and protégé of President Andrew Jackson, returns to his roots, spending time farming the difficult New Hampshire soil ...Read Review
By Paul Sussman -
Despite their strained relationship, Dr. Tara Mullray is on her way to visit her archaeologist father in Egypt, but when she arrives, she ...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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