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By Janet Mullany -
At age 21, Jane Austen suspects that a local party will not alleviate the disappointment of her rejected manuscript, but her family insists that ...Read Review
By Prince Lorenzo Borghese -
Pauline Bonaparte, younger sister of Napoleon, loses her first husband to yellow fever. She returns to Paris from Saint Dominique, spends lavishly and ...Read Review
By Vanitha Sankaran -
Auda is born an albino in 14th-century France. Believed to be cursed, her tongue is cut out by a midwife’s assistant so ...Read Review
By Jacqueline Lepore -
Scarlett O’Hara becomes Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This story is told in flashback. Emma Andrews is a beautiful, well-to-do, young Victorian widow ...Read Review
By Sheramy Bundrick -
“I’d heard about him but never seen him,” Rachel Courteau says in the opening line of Sheramy Bundrick’s debut novel, Sunflowers. ...Read Review
By Tamar Myers -
Myers, known for her light contemporary mysteries, switches gears for this character-centered historical thriller based on her childhood experiences in the Belgian Congo. ...Read Review
By DeVa Gantt -
The Duvoisin family saga that began with A Silent Ocean Away and Decision and Destiny wraps up with this final volume. It takes ...Read Review
By Jacqueline Sheehan -
Anna’s life is a mess. After multiple miscarriages, her husband has left her for the receptionist at the dentist’s office. Her ...Read Review
By Syrie James -
Jane Eyre and Villette are two of my favorite books, and I’ve always been interested in Charlotte Brontë and her family. I ...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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