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By Deborah Swift -
Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review
By Virginia Moffatt -
Newly married Ruth Flint comes to live at Echo Hall on the Anglo-Welsh border in 1990 with her husband, Adam. His grandfather, Jack, is ...Read Review
By Juliet Heslewood -
Juliet Heslewood takes a risk in subtitling her novel “a Brontë story”. There are those who, faced with a hint of the Fitzgeralds ...Read Review
By Lucienne Boyce -
This is the second Georgian-era murder-mystery featuring Bow Street Runner, Dan Foster. When a pair of bodysnatchers are arrested taking a basket of ...Read Review
By L.A. Chandlar -
In 1936, Lane Sanders is the new personal aide to the larger-than-life 99th mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia. When she is suddenly ...Read Review
By S.J.A. Turney -
This is the third book in a series, but it’s not necessary to have read the first two to enjoy this delightful ...Read Review
By T.G. Stanton -
Some people become fascinated with a period or a person and convert this passion into a project of love. This is true for ...Read Review
By Jo Ann Butler -
In this third book of the Scandalous Life series, set in 1662 Rhode Island, Herodias (Herod) Long has been cohabitating with George Gardner for ...Read Review
By Cecilia Velastegui -
This is a gem of a book, exquisitely produced and poetically written. No surprise that the author is an award-winner. It tells the ...Read Review
By Judith Barrow -
A Hundred Tiny Threads is an engaging saga set between 1910 and 1924. The novel is recounted from two viewpoints, those of Winifred Duffy and ...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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