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By Genie Chipps Henderson -
In her fiction debut, Genie Chipps Henderson has created a strong and vulnerable heroine, based on famed photographer Margaret Bourke-White and her experiences. ...Read Review
By Sharon Newman -
This is certainly a departure for the wonderful Sharan Newman in this, the tenth Catherine LeVendeur mystery. It is filled not merely with ...Read Review
By Ha Jin -
At the onset of the Korean War, all that Yu Yuan wants to do is to take care of his elderly mother and ...Read Review
By L.M. Elliott -
Set in Virginia during the American Civil War, Annie Between the States tells of a young girl’s coming of age. While helping ...Read Review
By C.D. Baker -
Based on the so-called “Children’s Crusade” of 1212, a historical event long debated by historians, Baker takes us on a medieval pilgrimage with ...Read Review
By Fred Langan -
In 1944, sixty French-speaking Canadians were sent to Occupied France as part of the Special Operations Executive (SOE). Their tasks included training resistance fighters, ...Read Review
By Kathryn Lasky -
Fourteen-year-old Jerry Luna has been selectively mute ever since her mother abandoned her. After years in Catholic charity homes, Jerry’s Aunt Constanza, ...Read Review
By Ellen Ekström -
Francesco de Romena is a knight and count. His father, who died in ignominy and rightfully so, murdered his brothers. His other family ...Read Review
By Patrick Rambaud -
Published 2004Published 2005
The Grande Armée that swept into Russia in summer 1812 was a diverse and powerful force of some 600,000 soldiers. They came from France ...Read Review
By Judith Pella -
World War II is over, but Stalin’s increasingly paranoid behavior has fashioned Russian society into a consistently fearful and dangerous place. The ...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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