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By Dennis Lehane -
Set against the waning years of World War I, the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and the increasingly turbulent social changes sweeping through Boston, The ...Read Review
By Carolyn D. Wall -
After reading Carolyn Wall’s debut novel, I literally could not move. With its haunting images of racial bias from the past, this ...Read Review
By Eva Ibbotson -
Eleven-year-old Tally Hamilton loves her simple life in London with her physician father and doting aunts. But when a second world war seems ...Read Review
By Steve Watkins -
It’s the 1960s and Dewey Turner is twelve years old, growing up in a small town called Sand Mountain in Florida. Not ...Read Review
By Justin Pollard -
Charge! is a miscellany of curious snippets of military history culled from Ancient Egypt to WWII. Most of the entries are short (usually ...Read Review
By Tosca Lee -
A whisper in my ear. Wake! Much has been written about Eve (called Havah in this novel), the seductress who ate the forbidden ...Read Review
By Iris Johansen -
In this sequel to 1996’s Lion’s Bride, two popular side characters get a passionate story of their own. Lady Selene Ware, a ...Read Review
By Melinda Hammond -
Brown-haired, brown-eyed Lucasta is not surprised when Viscount Kennington falls instantly in love with her blonde and blue-eyed sister, Camilla, a ‘diamond of ...Read Review
By Johnny D. Boggs -
Smith Munro chronicles his experiences at a stagecoach station in New Mexico territory in a diary he receives for his 12th birthday in 1860. ...Read Review
By Gilbert Morris -
In this second Lady Trent novel, 1850s Victorian London finds Lady Serafina Trent working once again with Dylan Tremayne. This time, she’s ...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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