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By Beverle Graves Myers -
Nineteen-year-old Tito Amato returns to Venice after eight long years of training at Conservatorio San Remo. It is 1731, and Tito is the newly ...Read Review
By Nan Ryan -
In 1875 Virginia-bred Maggie Bankhead is teaching on a reservation at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. A band of Comanche people arrive, led by their new ...Read Review
By Bruce Murkoff -
Set in the Nevada desert at the time of the Great Depression, Waterborne is a captivating look at the early years of the ...Read Review
By Joanna Catherine Scott -
When Baltimore heiress Cassandra Owings’ father denies her permission to marry Lieutenant Benedict van Pradelles, the handsome, older Frenchman she adores, the pair ...Read Review
By Frances Sherwood -
Published (c1993)Published 2004
Originally published in 1993, the re-issue of Vindication in paperback is a welcome addition to any bedside table reading collection. This fictionalized version of ...Read Review
By Rebecca Pawel -
It is 1940. The Spanish Civil War has finally ended, while the war in Europe heats up. Carlos Tejada, newly promoted to lieutenant in ...Read Review
By Beverly Swerling -
This is an ambitious epic of the tumultuous 1750s, when Englishmen battled the French for ultimate control of North America. Quentin Hale, younger ...Read Review
By V.A. Stuart -
The Royal Navy of the Crimean War is hardly the place where historical novels go for seaborne adventure, but V.A. Stuart’s ...Read Review
By Michael Pearce -
Water has always been pivotal to Egypt. It remains so in the post-WWI British-ruled Egypt where this story is set. Systems of irrigation ...Read Review
By Ginny Aiken -
In 1892, Letitia Morgan, a homeopathic doctor unable to make a career back East, heads for a mining town in Colorado. The local newspaper ...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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