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By M.J. Rose -
The Daughters of La Lune have had magical powers for centuries, but Delphine’s gift is a bit more sinister than those held ...Read Review
By Andrew Wilson -
London’s celebrated mystery writer, Agatha Christie, finds herself in the middle of a psychological thriller reminiscent of her own novels. Depressed and ...Read Review
By Joseph Kanon -
Moscow, 1961. It’s been twelve years since CIA agent Frank Weeks betrayed his country —and his own brother—then disappeared behind the Iron ...Read Review
By Jess Kidd -
Mahoney is a 26-year-old Dubliner in 1976, searching for how he ended up in an orphanage and, equally, what happened to his wayward mother. ...Read Review
By Sharyn McCrumb -
Lakin, West Virginia, 1930. Attorney James P. D. Gardner, confined to an asylum after an unsuccessful suicide attempt, tries the “talking cure” under the ...Read Review
By Taylor Jenkins Reid -
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a big, juicy read. Movie star Evelyn Hugo, famous in the Fifties and Sixties, decides to ...Read Review
By Lucinda Riley -
Published 2016Published 2017
This, the third book in the Seven Sisters series, follows Star D’Aplièse as she searches for her own family and discovers ...Read Review
By Paul Vidich -
Oh, Cuba. Castro casts a long shadow, making it difficult to remember when he wasn’t in power. The Good Assassin takes the ...Read Review
By Sally Christie -
This is the last of the Mistresses of Versailles trilogy, focusing on the rivalry between Madame Adelaide, daughter of Louis XV, and the ...Read Review
By Nancy Peacock -
Persimmon “Persy” Wilson, a former slave, has only a short time to live before his hanging. Tried and convicted of killing his former ...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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