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By Elizabeth Shown Mills -
I’ve never read a novel quite like this. Written by an eminent genealogist and meticulously documented, it could have been a textbook ...Read Review
By Christian Jacq -
Published 2003Published 2004
Continuing the saga of Queen Ahotep’s battle to overthrow the foreign domination of the Hyskos conquerors, The War of the Crowns returns ...Read Review
By Colin Falconer -
Previously pub. in the UK in 1992 as Harem, out of print Colin Falconer can write; I have reviewed him in this space before. ...Read Review
By Lawana Blackwell -
Bethia loves the theatre. As wardrobe mistress for London’s Royal Court Theatre, she enjoys seeing “the playwright’s lines delivered with such ...Read Review
By Larry McMurtry -
Book 4 of the Berrybender Narratives begins with the family living under house arrest in Santa Fe. Tasmin Berrybender Snow, grieving over the death ...Read Review
By Patricia Abbott -
Is it any comfort to know that the “can women have it all?” debate didn’t originate with the current generation? Or is ...Read Review
By Keith Heller -
Exploring whether love between a man and a woman can exist outside of physical intimacy, this novel imagines a lifelong relationship between a ...Read Review
By Haim Sabato -
Haim Sabato, “a master of Hebrew ancient and modern” today heads a yeshiva near Jerusalem. In Aleppo Tales he presents more a collection ...Read Review
By Gilbert Morris -
In The Gate of Heaven (3rd in the Lions of Judah series), the prolific Morris has penned an involving and pleasurable retelling of ...Read Review
By Georgette Heyer -
Published 1992Published 2004
Returning to Spain from the New World, the ship in which Dona Dominica Rada y Sylva and her father sail is captured by ...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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