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By Victoria Thompson -
In a New York church in the 1920s, Elizabeth Miles, a reformed grifter, lingers after the service to meet some of society’s ...Read Review
By C.S. Harris -
In 1814, the last Frost Fair was held on the Thames, and London was in the midst of the cruelest of winters. Men and ...Read Review
By Anna Lee Huber -
In July 1831, Sebastian Gage has come home to Langstone Manor in Scotland. Surrounding his home are beautiful and bleak moors and bogs, in ...Read Review
By Elaine Neil Orr -
Written with candor and compassion, Orr’s second novel takes place in the conservative South in 1959 with short flashbacks to her home country ...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
In 1950, four roommates from Idlewild Hall, a New England boarding school for wayward girls, bond over the one thing they have in common—...Read Review
By Amanda Quick -
The Other Lady Vanishes by Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Anne Krentz) takes the reader to glamorous Burning Cove, California, playground of the rich ...Read Review
By Karen White -
A multi-generational novel of friendship, second chances, betrayal, and long-held secrets, Dreams of Falling is a poignant piece of Southern fiction, one that ...Read Review
By Deanna Raybourn -
Honestly, if Raybourn published a new Speedwell book every week, I would find time in my crazy schedule to read it! This series ...Read Review
By Chanel Cleeton -
Marisol Ferrera is living in modern-day Miami when she agrees to honor her grandmother Elisa’s last request by traveling to Havana, Cuba, ...Read Review
By Susan Meissner -
Writing with tremendous empathy, Meissner shows how a family is transformed by tragedy and hope during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Pauline Bright has finally ...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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