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By Jenna Blum -
Anna Brandt grew up an only child in a privileged household in Weimar, Germany. In 1939, at the age of 18, she falls in love ...Read Review
By Maile Meloy -
Published 2003Published 2004
The novel covers four generations of the Santerre family. Beginning at the close of World War II, the story continues up to the ...Read Review
By Sarah Zettel -
Peace, hard won by Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, is in danger as evil magics contrive to help the Saxons ...Read Review
By Cecelia Holland -
This is the second installment of the Corban Loosestrife series (after The Soul Thief) set in and around tenth century Vinland and Jorvik. ...Read Review
By Georgette Heyer -
Published 1993Published 2004
Originally published as The Transformation of Philip Jettan, this early work by the admired Georgette Heyer contains the language and idiom of ...Read Review
By David Donachie -
Published 2001Published 2004
Second of a “trilogy-in-the-making,” this novel delves deeper into the lives of Horatio Nelson, one of England’s greatest naval heroes, and Emma ...Read Review
By Amanda Quick -
Elenora Lodge is in need of an immediate position. As a paid companion, she is having trouble finding an employer who is not ...Read Review
By Adam Braver -
Set in 1906 California, Divine Sarah depicts the controversial fin-de-siècle actress, Sarah Bernhardt, not as a firebrand but as a weary diva struggling ...Read Review
By Annette Meyers -
This novel’s title refers to the ghosts of a work’s former details that sometimes reappear as an oil painting ages. Rosie ...Read Review
By Anne McCaffrey -
This new edition of McCaffrey’s foray into the Arthurian legend is the latest in Del Rey’s Imagine series for younger readers, ...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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