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By Adam Nicolson -
This book explores the vision of Arcadia told through the life of a place and its inhabitants. The place is Wilton, in Wiltshire, ...Read Review
By Jo Beverley -
Fans of Jo Beverley will be glad to learn that there is a new romance on the market involving the intriguing Malloren family. ...Read Review
By Meredith Duran -
In 1857 Delhi, survival from a shipwreck does not make a young, innocent English girl a heroine among her own people. Rather, it makes ...Read Review
By L.M. Jackson -
Sarah Tanner is the mysterious owner of the Dining and Coffee Rooms on the corner of Liquorpond Street and Leather Lane. Who she ...Read Review
By Fenella Jane Miller -
When Edmund Fox gambles away his entire inheritance he starts a chain of events which his sister is relied upon to sort out. ...Read Review
By James R. Benn -
Billy Boyle, the one-time Boston police officer busily helping his Uncle Ike in intelligence work, is at it again in the author’s ...Read Review
By Roberta Grieve -
Abigail Cookson lives with her alcoholic father in Chichester. He physically abuses her and spends what little money he earns on beer. Abigail ...Read Review
By Nell DuVall -
Penny Barton’s life is on track; she’s a vice-president of her company and her disastrous romantic past is finally behind her. ...Read Review
By Robin Gerber -
In this fascinating alternate history, popular former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is called upon to replace Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson in the 1952 ...Read Review
By Sally Gardner -
This book is a winner. Set during the French Revolution, the plot centers on a young Gypsy boy, Yann, who uses his mind-reading ...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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