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By Janet Wallach -
In 1788, Algerian pirates kidnapped Aimée du Buc de Rivery, a thirteen-year-old girl on her way home to Martinique from school in France. ...Read Review
By Larry McMurtry -
Larry McMurtry’s Berrybenders continue to serve as the quintessential 19th century standard of a dysfunctional family. First introduced in Sin Killer, our ...Read Review
By William Morrow -
These two Prohibition-era tough-guy crime thrillers (this one and A World of Thieves) are almost (but not quite) the continuation of the other, ...Read Review
By Pete Hamill -
Sharpen your suspension of disbelief skills before beginning this book. It blends historical fact with magic realism. Cormac O’Connor is a young ...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
First in the Bedwyn family series set in Regency England, Slightly Married examines the passionate life of Colonel Lord Aidan Bedwyn, a cool, ...Read Review
By Karyn Monk -
It is late summer, 1883, and Jack Kent is waiting for the wedding he is attending to begin. When boredom overtakes him, he decides ...Read Review
By Rosalind Brackenbury -
Sarah Henderson is an American journalist traveling in France and North Africa. Before her mother who was stricken with Alzheimer’s died, Sarah ...Read Review
By Ye Zhaoyan -
Love is a battlefield in Ye Zhaoyan’s tale, Nanjing 1937, one of China’s best-selling novels, now translated for English-speaking audiences. Society has ...Read Review
By Jo Beverley -
Cressida Mandeville is playing a dangerous game. She is trying to regain some of her family’s fortune by accepting an indecent proposal ...Read Review
By Andrew Nagorski -
The story opens at the end of World War I. Fifteen-year-old Karl Naumann’s father and older brother have been killed, and he ...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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