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By Michael Phillips -
The Civil War’s remote distance from present reality disappears with this sensitive yet realistic narrative story told by a plantation owner’s ...Read Review
By James Scott Bell -
Kit Shannon, a Los Angeles lawyer, challenges the politicians and corporate tycoons vying for monopoly of the electric trolley system that was to ...Read Review
By Robert Kaplow -
Only 35 pages into this lyrical and magical one-week interlude in 17-year-old Richard Samuel’s life, even he recognizes the fact that he’s “...Read Review
By Darius Aidan Gray - By Margaret Blair Young -
The third and final volume of the Stand on the Promises trilogy covers the period from the 1890s to the present. The saga ...Read Review
By Nicholas Shrady -
This book, which cleverly physically tilts in the manner of its subject, is a lucid and engaging history of the famous tower, including ...Read Review
By Bertrice Small -
Continuing the story of orphaned, thrice-married Rosamund Bolton, Lady of Friarsgate, this is the second offering in the Friarsgate Inheritance series. Determined to ...Read Review
By James Calvin Schaap -
In the late 1880s, a Paiute Indian known as Wovoka proclaimed that if Indians performed “ghost dances” and other ceremonies, they would be ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
This third book in the Molly Murphy mystery series shares the vivid atmosphere of early 20th century New York City contained in the ...Read Review
By Terry Kay -
Noah Locke is an itinerant fisherman on a visit to a North Carolina community in the summer of 1948. An army veteran who participated ...Read Review
By Eva Zeller - By Nadia Lawrence (trans.) -
Published 2001Published 2003
The Manuscript is a love story of two individuals with a common difficulty: they each lack the ability to communicate to each other ...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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