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By Nora Gallagher -
In the summer of 1945, near Los Alamos, Eleanor, a gifted painter who has fled to the desert to escape a destructive marriage, rescues ...Read Review
By Andrew Martin -
An amateur footballer has seriously injured a goalkeeper at a friendly match on the railway grounds in York and railway detective Jim Stringer ...Read Review
By S. Yizahar (trans. Nicholas de Lange) -
Called “the founding Father of Israeli literature…and master of prose fiction,” Yizhar produced Preliminaries at a time when the majority of scholars ...Read Review
By Pauline Chandler -
This is the story of a young woman, Berengeria—a Viking queen who comes with her people to live on the coast of ...Read Review
By Ed Glinert -
From central London this guide directs the reader, street by street, on a literary voyage of discovery. Characters both real and fictional are ...Read Review
By David Wishart -
Rome, in the reign of the Emperor Tiberius: a young man, with everything to live for, appears to commit suicide and Marcus Corvinius ...Read Review
By Pat McIntosh -
This is the fourth book featuring Gil Cunningham, a notary, working and living in Glasgow in 1493. Suddenly, the warden of the local almshouse ...Read Review
By Vanora Bennett -
In this, journalist Vanora Bennett’s first novel, Meg Giggs, adopted daughter of Sir Thomas More, springs brilliantly to life. Surrounded by a ...Read Review
By Monica McCarty -
From childhood, Isabel MacDonald has longed for the approval of her brothers and father. A deadly feud against the MacLeod clan named “the ...Read Review
By Emily Brightwood -
Emily Brightwood is at the top of her game in this, the twenty-second in the Mrs. Jeffries series of cozy mysteries. Her Victorian ...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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