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By William Kent Krueger -
Love is what makes a tender land — people and nature, not perfect, but full of what binds us all together. This is the ...Read Review
By Matteo Righetto -
Published 2018Published 2019
Soul of the Border is set in the late 19th century in the remote village of Nevada, Italy, near the Austrian border. Augusto ...Read Review
By Kris Waldherr -
Reeling from a personal tragedy that has estranged him from his family, Robert Highstead is surprised to discover a cousin he never knew ...Read Review
By Laura McBride -
In the Midnight Room is a complex and layered story about four women’s lives—sometimes passing, sometimes intersecting—throughout the second half ...Read Review
By Niklas Natt och Dag -
The year is 1793. In Stockholm, Sweden, a body is discovered in Larder Lake. Cecil Winge, a former prosecuting attorney suffering from consumption and ...Read Review
By Lucinda Riley -
Published 2018Published 2019
This latest installment in Riley’s The Seven Sisters series is set in a hybrid timeframe of modern-day Scotland and WWI-era Spain. Tiggy ...Read Review
By Crystal King -
Renaissance Italy, 1577. Bartolomeo Scappi has died. The famed chef of several popes and orchestrator of the most lavish banquets known to Rome, Scappi ...Read Review
By Gina Marie Guadagnino -
In the mucky streets of New York in 1837, fraternal twins Maire and Seanin O’Farren have carved out a tenacious but unsteady place ...Read Review
By Malcolm Hansen -
Fourteen-year-old Huey Fairchild is having a hard time adjusting to his new life in 1968 New York City. Sitting in his “wrinkly button-down shirt ...Read Review
By Roxanne Veletzos -
Bucharest, Romania, 1941. King Carol II has abdicated, and General Antonescu’s Legionnaires are massacring Jews or disappearing them in the night. So when ...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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