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By Don Coldsmith -
This is the latest volume of the Spanish Bit Saga, by a multi-published and much honored Western author. The story tells of a ...Read Review
By Barbara Chase-Riboud -
This fictionalized account of Sarah Baartman, the Hottentot Venus, is alternately told in her own voice and the voices of those who come ...Read Review
By Ben Jones -
The novel opens in mid-nineteenth century America. Brendan Kane, the protagonist, reminisces about his youth, a vague and unremarkable time. His recollections become ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
A trilogy composed of Kelton’s first three books in his series on the Texas Rangers, the story beings in 1840 with The Buckskin ...Read Review
By Ignacio Padilla -
Two men play chess on a train bound for the eastern front in 1914. The loser will serve as a soldier in a doomed ...Read Review
By Tom Connery -
Published 1999Published 2003
George Markham of the Royal Marines has overcome every obstacle placed in his path in two previous novels in Tom Connery’s series ...Read Review
By Nicola Cornick -
Ms. Cornick’s seventh book, Lady Allerton’s Wager is an enjoyable romp through Regency-era England. It is a romp with a touch ...Read Review
By Connie Lane -
In Regency London, the Dashers and the Blades are clubs whose members are gentlemen of high rank and excessive leisure. When the Blades ...Read Review
By Judith Pella -
The three Keagan sisters take the fortitude, hope, and wisdom of faith-filled Americans into the vilest of global war situations in this third ...Read Review
By Alexandre Dumas -
Alexandre Dumas knew how to construct a fast-paced tale of adventure and romance, mixing history and fiction, and creating an atmosphere of intrigue ...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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