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By Marian Fowler -
Written in a light, entertaining style yet containing a wealth of detail, Fowler’s latest nonfiction work charts the history of the notorious ...Read Review
By William Diehl -
I not only devoured this book, I went out and bought four others written by this author and have since read three of ...Read Review
By Donna Boyd -
Within the confines of a New York psychologist’s office, the story is told of three young people raised as adepts in a ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
This, Anne Perry’s 22nd Thomas and Charlotte Pitt book, is an admirable entry in this Victorian mystery series. Pitt is no longer ...Read Review
By Bertrice Small -
Although Allegra Morgan, daughter of the richest man in England, has a flawed pedigree, her father arranges a marriage between her and the ...Read Review
By Jill Marie Landis -
Born the daughter of a prostitute in Appleby, Maine, in the 1840s, at the age of nine Kate Whittington is abandoned by her ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
This is a typical Shaara masterpiece, and that is high praise indeed. Once again this talented writer transports the reader into the minds ...Read Review
By Amy Ephron -
Published (c1999)Published 2000
Evangelina Cisneros is a political prisoner in a women’s prison in Havana in 1897 when Charles Duval arrives ostensibly to interview her for ...Read Review
By Mary Jo Putney -
Troth Montgomery was born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother and grew up in Macao. When her father dies she goes ...Read Review
By Lorenzo Carcaterra -
Angelo Vestieri is a gangster in every sense of the word. In 1996, he lies dying in a hospital bed, but through the two ...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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