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By Kerry Greenwood -
Published (c1995)Published 2015
It is not at all surprising that this novel has gone through several editions since 1995, when it was first published in Australia. It ...Read Review
By Roberta Kells Dorr -
Published (c1995)Published 2014
In this biblical novel featuring the first patriarch and matriarch, Abraham and Sarah, the author glazes over the accepted storyline in Genesis but ...Read Review
By David Madsen -
Published (c1995)Published 2013
This is one of a series of books that Dedalus are reissuing in a “Hall of Fame” series to mark their 30th anniversary. ...Read Review
By Karleen Koen -
Published (c1995)Published 2008
In 1721, Barbara Montgeoffry, Countess Devane, newly widowed and mourning the death of her brother as well, travels to her grandmother’s Virginia plantation. ...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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