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By Rhys Bowen -
Third in Bowen’s highly entertaining mystery series featuring Lady Georgiana, thirty-fourth in line to the British throne in 1932, this outing finds ...Read Review
By Maureen Ash -
Maureen Ash’s Templar Knight mystery series has introduced Bascot de Marins to scores of readers in previous volumes. Her latest finds the ...Read Review
By Victoria Thompson -
Sarah Brandt has eschewed her wealthy background to become a midwife for the needy of New York City in the 1890s. A widow, ...Read Review
By Suzanne Arruda -
Fourth in Arruda’s Jade del Cameron series, The Leopard’s Prey is thoroughly engaging from beginning to end. American Jade is living ...Read Review
By Diane A.S. Stuckart -
The year is 1483, and Leonardo da Vinci and his apprentice Dino are asked by Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, to investigate the ...Read Review
By Susan Wittig Albert -
This fifth entry in the mystery series featuring children’s author Beatrix Potter opens in December 1909, when a snowstorm brings life in the ...Read Review
By Victoria Thompson -
New York City, 1897: Four years after her husband’s murder. Sarah Brandt still mourns him, using his medical bag and office in her ...Read Review
By J.M.C. Blair -
Merlin the Magician and King Arthur are reunited again in Camelot. This time they work to solve the brutal murder of one ...Read Review
Merlin the Magician and King Arthur are reunited again in Camelot. This time they work to solve the brutal murder of one of ...Read Review
By Sarah D’Almeida -
Sarah D’Almeida’s fourth installment in her mystery series with Alexander Dumas’ famous 17th century Musketeers as sleuths gets off with a ...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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