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By Mary Stewart -
A welcome reissue of Mary Stewart’s novella, this story is set in 1940s England, and features Gilly Ramsey, a young woman who ...Read Review
By Paula Fox -
This reissued Newbery Honor book tells what could easily be a true story. Beginning in 1839, thirteen-year-old Jessie Bollier is on the bustling New ...Read Review
By Michael P. Spradlin -
A young boy named Tristan, abandoned as an infant with a note about his innocence and need for safety, is trained by monks ...Read Review
By M. William Phelps -
Nathan Hale was born in 1755, the child of a devout Connecticut family. At fifteen, he went to Yale, the path to either teaching ...Read Review
By Joyce DiPastena -
Though they are sisters, Clothilde and Heléne de Laurant are very different. Clothilde is renowned as one of the greatest beauties in ...Read Review
By Stéphane Audeguy (trans. John Cullen) -
The passing mention of an older brother in Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Confessions sent author Stéphane Audeguy in search of the rest of ...Read Review
By Mary Blayney -
Two Regency-era romantic suspense stories for the price of one! Members of the Pennistan family are the main characters of two novels with ...Read Review
By Maan Meyers -
The latest book in the Dutchman Historical Mystery series by husband-and-wife team Martin and Annette Meyers (writing as Maan Meyers) is set in 1899 ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
In 1870, legendary trail guide and former mountain man Barnaby Skye realized that the West he knew and loved was coming to an end. ...Read Review
By Alan Cheuse -
While Edward S. Curtis’s iconic photos of Native Americans, taken in the early years of the 20th century, revealed much about that ...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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