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By Prince Michael of Greece -
One expects certain things in novels about the Romanovs: a glittering backdrop of immense wealth and privilege, impossibly beautiful protagonists, and, of course, ...Read Review
By Susan Vreeland -
In Paris of 1876, a young father reluctantly accompanies his wife and four-year-old daughter, Mimi, to his sister’s garden party in Montmartre. Reluctantly, ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
On May 17, 1876, Colonel George Custer led the Seventh Cavalry out of Fort Abraham Lincoln with orders to seek out and subdue one of ...Read Review
By Kate Kingsbury -
The English villagers of Sitting Marsh do not want a munitions factory ruining their town and making them targets of the Luftwaffe. With ...Read Review
By Howard Frank Mosher -
This reissue of Mosher’s 1978 story collection was my introduction to the author’s work; it deserves a much wider audience outside New ...Read Review
By Peter Rushforth -
Published 2004Published 2005
For some people, a love of reading becomes a grand passion. Alice Pinkerton, housebound madwoman in turn-of-the-century New York City, lives entirely for ...Read Review
By Carolly Erickson -
A crime has been committed: a young woman on foot, journeying alone on the road, has been accosted by three highwaywomen. She’s ...Read Review
By Bill Nasson -
Larger-than-life figures such as Wolfe, Rhodes, Drake, Gordon, Clive, Raffles, Brooke and Roberts occupy center stage in histories of the Empire upon which ...Read Review
By Heather Vogel Frederick -
Patience Goodspeed’s second adventurous outing finds the young mathematician installed aboard her father’s whaling ship as assistant navigator, but not for ...Read Review
By H.N. Turteltaub -
Fourth in a series, Owls to Athens advances the adventures of the intrepid Rhodian merchants, Sostratos and Menedemos. In the chaotic post-Alexander world, ...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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