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By Anne Perry -
This is the 23rd volume in the Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series, and I will say, from the beginning, that it is probably ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
I couldn’t wait for this sequel to Rise to Rebellion; I knew it was going to be superb and was not disappointed. ...Read Review
By Mardi McConnochie -
Mardi McConnochie has given the Brontë family new life with a new surname. In 1847 Australia, in the Coldwater penal colony, Captain Wolf directs ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
I will say it right out: I much prefer Perry’s William Monk series to her Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series, and this ...Read Review
By Lorenzo Carcaterra -
The German armed forces were guilty of countless war crimes in Italy during the Second World War. While the casual observer is familiar ...Read Review
By Thomas Steinbeck -
Except for the first story, set in the mid-nineteenth century, the rest of the stories’ settings are in the early twentieth century, and ...Read Review
By Virginia Ellis -
Set during Reconstruction in Virginia, Julia Lovejoy is a war widow, and her sister’s husband is missing and presumed dead. The two ...Read Review
By Jill Marie Landis -
A woman in widow’s black joins the exodus of displaced people after the Civil War. Sara Talbot carries a little girl, not ...Read Review
By Mary Jo Putney -
This novel, joining The Wild Child and The China Bride as the final installment in the Bride Trilogy, combines passion with suspense as ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Knox -
This novel opens in 1903 as Billie Paxton, her pregnant sister, Edith, and her brother-in-law, Henry, are traveling to a remote Scottish Island where ...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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