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By Jeanne Williams -
These novels, the first to appear from Spur-award winning author Jeanne Williams in six years, form the Beneath the Burning Ground trilogy: an ...Read Review
By Christine Balint -
Ophelia’s Fan is an enjoyable novelization of the life of Harriet Smithson (1800-1854), the Irish-born actress who rose to fame playing Shakespeare ...Read Review
By Maggie Osborne -
This romance, set in the Rocky Mountains shortly before the Civil War, has a feisty heroine by the name of Fox, her companion/...Read Review
By Alma Alexander -
“Mine was the time of love and fire, of pain, of loss, of joy, of grief, of greed and arrogance and dreams and ...Read Review
By Lynna Banning -
Lolly Mayfield steps off the train in Maple Falls, Oregon, believing that she’s about to become the bride of Kellen Macready. It’...Read Review
By Mary Lennox -
In ancient Greece, Atalante, the Princess of Thessaly, and Melanion, the Prince of Macedonia, unite to prevent war between their two lands. Their ...Read Review
By Anton Gill -
Published 2003Published 2004
Books written about Michelangelo and the David are numerous, and with this offering, Gill doesn’t cover any new ground. He has, however, ...Read Review
By Madison Smartt Bell -
This tome answers the question of how a former slave defeated Napoleon. The title is from scripture, “The stone that the builder refused ...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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