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By Ann Burton -
Like her mother before her, Deborah is slave to an abusive master. And like her mother, she has the gift of true dreaming, ...Read Review
By Margo Maguire -
Maguire writes a rich medieval tale about Kathryn de St. Marie, a young woman in 11th century England who lives a chaste life ...Read Review
By Susan Holloway Scott -
This wonderful fictional biography of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, whisks the reader into a period rife with intrigue, love, sex, war and religious ...Read Review
By Jo Beverley -
Lord Darius Debenham is the last of the Rogues remaining unaccounted for in this popular Regency series. Known for his love of life, ...Read Review
By Donna Fletcher -
In mid-19th century Scotland, a poor person in trouble with the law didn’t have much hope of escaping a hard prison ...Read Review
By Sandra Heath -
When Charlotte Wyndham first crosses swords with Sir Max Talgarth, the sparks inevitably begin to fly. She feels aggrieved by his apparently callous ...Read Review
By Julia Oliver -
This slender novel provides a rather romanticized account of the life of Winnie (née Varina Anne) Davis. The second daughter and last ...Read Review
By Aileen G. Baron -
Archaeologist Lily Sampson, last seen in Jerusalem in A Fly Has a Hundred Eyes, is now in wartime Tangier. Work at the dig ...Read Review
By Tom Franklin -
It’s 1911 in Alabama. The citizens of the small town of Old Texas have had enough of E.O. Smonk, a dissolute rogue ...Read Review
By Doug Marlette -
When a terrorist group bombs a Manhattan museum, newspaper columnist Carter Ransom suffers an emotional breakdown and returns to his hometown in Troy, ...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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