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By Julian Stockwin -
Set in 1809, this is the latest in the Thomas Kydd series, with Thomas as the captain of the frigate, HMS Tyger. Wellesley, the ...Read Review
By Laura Joh Rowland -
Sara Bain returns in Rowland’s third installment of her Victorian Mystery series (after A Mortal Likeness), and this time Sara and her ...Read Review
By Victoria Hamilton -
Miss Emmeline St. Germaine, known to her friends as ‘The Avengeress,’ has been rescuing small girls, servants in homes of the wealthy, who ...Read Review
By Marcus Galloway -
Not much goes unnoticed in the 1878 Dakota Territories mining camp, especially not the arrival of that brightly-painted wagon of itinerant “snake oil” salesman ...Read Review
By Sarah M. Eden -
Eden returns to her beloved town of Savage Wells, Wyoming Territory, where Gideon McNamara, the town’s doctor, hires a matchmaking service to ...Read Review
By James D. Crownover -
In the late 1880s in New Mexico Territory, Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Sowell is seriously wounded in a gunfight while trying to ...Read Review
By V. S. Alexander -
Closest to Briana’s heart is the wild sea and land of County Mayo, Ireland. Her father, Brian Walsh, is the land agent ...Read Review
By Boris Akunin -
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1896: The Romanov imperial family and heads of state from around the world gather in Moscow for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II. Among ...Read Review
By Susana Aikin -
Lily Throop is an unusual heroine: an accomplished young actress who finds very little time actually to perform her beloved Shakespearean roles, even ...Read Review
By Abigail Wilson -
Sybil Delaford, an impoverished orphan, takes a position at Croft Towers as a companion to the elderly Mrs. Chalcroft. While traveling to her ...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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