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By Antoine Audouard -
Nominated for the Goncourt prize in France, Farewell, My Only One is the fictional retelling of the tragic love affair of Abelard and ...Read Review
By Liz Curtis Higgs -
Higgs’ romantic saga, based on the Leah-Rachel-Jacob biblical triangle, continues in this sequel to Thorn In My Heart. It is 1789 in Galloway, Scotland, ...Read Review
By Shannon Donnelly -
Widowed Alexandria Sandal finds her Paris holiday cut short when war is declared between France and England in 1803. Responsible for her 19-year old ...Read Review
By James P. Reger -
On April 13, 1861, Fort Sumter was in the midst of a nightmarish artillery barrage. Watching from his headquarters, Confederate General Beauregard was more concerned ...Read Review
By Carrie Brown -
Arthur and his young son, Toby, land in America after surviving the onset of the Nazi regime in Vienna and London’s blitz, ...Read Review
By Robin Paige -
London, 1902, Coronation Day: a milestone for Edward VII, who finally succeeds to the throne. Spectators fill the streets, including an anarchist whose bomb ...Read Review
By Kathleen Ernst -
(1) Twelve-year-old Elspeth Monro has come to North Carolina Colony from Scotland with her grandparents, Angus and Morag MacKinnon. Raised on tales of the ...Read Review
By Shari Anton -
Eloise Hamelin’s life is about to drastically change. Summoned by her father, she enters his workroom to find him stuffing money and ...Read Review
By Gert Hoffman -
Translated from the German by the late author’s son, this fictional biography depicts an episode in the life of 18th century scholar ...Read Review
By Patrick Gregory -
In 1849, Elizabeth Gow is given a keepsake for her seventeenth birthday: a daguerreotype portrait of her father, contained in its own special box. ...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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