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By Anne Ylvisaker -
Twelve-year-old Tugs wishes she wasn’t a part of the hapless and disaster-prone Button family. From Great Granddaddy Ike, who accidentally set fire ...Read Review
By Liel Leibovitz - By Matthew Miller -
For readers interested in the human side of Chinese history, Fortunate Sons provides a glimpse into the inner workings of the 19th-century Qing ...Read Review
By P. C. Doherty - By Paul Doherty -
Published 2008Published 2011
In this, the 16th of the Hugh Corbett medieval mysteries, Doherty has poor Hugh out on the road again at the behest of ...Read Review
By Victoria Alexander -
Proper Victorian Harrison, Lord Montdale, is distressed to discover a memoir on the point of publication detailing Lady Hermione Middlebury’s salacious affairs. ...Read Review
By Dieter Schlesak -
This work, described as a ‘documentary novel’, follows the true story of Dr. Victor Capesius, an ethnic German pharmacist from Transylvania who eventually ...Read Review
By Stephanie Burgis -
Published 2010Published 2011
In 1803 England, mischievous twelve-year-old Kat must deal with her stern stepmother and disapproving elder sisters who constantly criticize her inquisitiveness and recklessness. Threatened ...Read Review
By Kate Quinn -
In 69 A.D., one of the most tumultuous years in the history of Rome, four women of the Cornelii family struggle to survive ...Read Review
By Alexander Kent -
In the King’s Name is the latest in a long naval series, set during the Napoleonic wars, ‘starring’ first Richard Bolitho and ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
Private investigator Molly Murphy and NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan are finally planning their wedding! Daniel is in New York City, refurbishing Molly’s ...Read Review
By Jon Stephen Fink -
Published 2010Published 2011
As the cover blurb for this novel points out, it is not difficult to draw parallels between the Siege of Sidney Street in 1911 ...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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