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By Kieran Shields -
1893, Portland, Maine. Deputy Marshal Archie Lean is called to investigate a burned body and strange occult symbols in an abandoned house. Even stranger ...Read Review
By Allison Pittman -
Dorothy Lynn Dunbar is comfortable. She has her church, her family, and her devoted fiancé — the local pastor. She spends her days luxuriating ...Read Review
By William Osborne -
The exciting premise of this book is to take two German children who have escaped the Nazis and send them back into harm’...Read Review
By Alana White -
If you love Italian history mixed with mystery, then The Sign of the Weeping Virgin is perfect! Author Alana White uses real historical ...Read Review
By Jane Ashford -
During the British Regency, Charlotte Rutherford Wylde has been married off at age 18 to Henry Wylde, a man 30 years her senior. Rather than ...Read Review
By Donald Thomas -
Donald Thomas’ sixth novel about the adventures of famed detective Sherlock Holmes does not disappoint. Capturing the tone and essence of the original ...Read Review
By Nancy Richler -
The imposter bride is Lily Azerov, a Jewish refugee from post-World War II Europe who comes to Montreal to marry Sol Kramer, with ...Read Review
By J. Edward Chamberlin -
Island is a compact but dense study of ocean islands from cultural, biological, geological, literary, and historical perspectives. There is much interesting information ...Read Review
By D.L. Bogdan -
The Tudors were a fiery, memorable family. Headstrong, passionate, often foolhardy, restless… this describes the forgotten Tudor, Queen Margaret of Scotland. She was ...Read Review
By Alison Atlee -
Betsey Dobson is a vibrant, unconventional flower in a garden of hothouse heroines. The cover of this book, which depicts a demure-looking young ...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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