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By Jim Sanderson -
Andrew Nevin, a reporter for the Brownsville Sentinel, relays the news and documents the history of Texas from the 1870s well into the ...Read Review
By Liam Callanan -
The novel opens in contemporary Alaska. A seventy-six year old priest, Louis Belk, is to be recalled from his beloved Alaska by the ...Read Review
By Lily Powell -
Antonie Herrnfeld and her twin Peter, young German Jews, venture to Buenos Aires during the Holocaust. Fearful of the politics in Germany, their ...Read Review
By Danny Danziger - By John Gillingham -
This is the biography of a year that brought an unprecedented change in government and rights of the governed. The Magna Carta sets ...Read Review
By Laura Kinsale -
Set in the reign of Richard II, this is a sequel to Kinsale’s historical romance For My Lady’s Heart, and takes ...Read Review
By Jan Needle -
Instead of finding himself before a court-martial for smuggling, Midshipman William Bentley is promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the Biter. Although Captain ...Read Review
By Ann Herlong-Bodman -
In this contrived and clunky novel, Herlong-Bodman tells the story of Sarah Edings, a South Carolina planter’s daughter and Confederate spy who ...Read Review
By Harold Schechter -
In many ways, The Mask of Red Death is a typical addition to the psychotic serial killer genre. An insane murderer is on ...Read Review
By Marion Chesney -
Hasty Death is the second in Chesney’s new Edwardian mystery series featuring Lady Rose Summer and Captain Harry Cathcart. Headstrong Lady Rose, ...Read Review
By Douglas Reeman -
Douglas Reeman’s naval adventures have been eagerly devoured by his numerous international followers for decades. His writings have not simply supplied 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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