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By Dennis Herrick -
Despite the fact that so many public buildings, parks, and monuments throughout what is today America’s Southwest bear the name “Coronado,” Francisco ...Read Review
By Carol Edgerley -
Marguerite de Merencourt is the only daughter of a marquis. Loved by her father but rejected and hated by her mother from birth, ...Read Review
By Alison Morton -
This is not an historical novel, being set entirely in the present day, but what may prove of interest to HNS readers is ...Read Review
By J. Robert Shaffer -
Readers who’ve missed the sprawling, multi-generational location-novels of James Michener will be pleased to know this particular sub-genre isn’t quite dead: ...Read Review
By Kathleen Kent -
Set in the wild Texas of 1870, with a side trip to New Orleans, The Outcasts begins like a Larry McMurtry novel but with ...Read Review
By Linda Abbott -
The title of this book gave me the impression that the story would focus on the tragic fire that swept through Hull Home, ...Read Review
By Tim Hernandez -
In Mañana Means Heaven, award-winning writer Tim Hernandez explores the story behind Jack Kerouac’s famous tale, “The Mexican Girl,” which was ...Read Review
By Ahlem Mosteghanemi - By Raphael Cohen (trans.) -
This book is the first of a best-selling, award-winning trilogy, originally published in Arabic in 1993 and in English in 1999. This re-release of the ...Read Review
By Martyn Waites -
It is 1940, and schoolteacher Eve Perkins accompanies her class on their evacuation from the London Blitz. But they fetch up at Eel Marsh ...Read Review
By David Jenkins -
Pax Britannica tells the story of a troop of present-day soldiers who are thrown back through the centuries to Roman Britain, with two ...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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