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By Connilyn Cossette -
Arisa and Lukio are fleeing from Ashdod and an uncle about to sell Arisa to the temple. Through the sacrifice of a Hebrew ...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
In 1928 in Bluff River, Wisconsin, Pippa is the adopted daughter of the stern, controlling, and disapproving Richard Ripley, owner of Bonaventure Circus. She ...Read Review
By ANGELA HUNT -
Sisters Pheodora and Damaris are different in almost every way but most especially in status. While Damaris’s wealthy husband is being given ...Read Review
By Susan Anne Mason -
In 1941 Toronto, Olivia Rosetti is released from a woman’s reformatory after having been banished by her family for conceiving a child out ...Read Review
By Jennifer Delamere -
In 1880s London, Alice McNeil has long ago chosen a career as a telegrapher instead of marriage and family, and has never regretted ...Read Review
By Ashley Clark -
This is a multi-timeline novel that begins in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860. Rose, enslaved to a wicked family, has been told that her ...Read Review
By Roseanna M. White -
1918: Zivon Marin, a skilled cryptographer, flees Russia and the Bolsheviks who have murdered his fiancée. A train wreck separates him from his ...Read Review
By Julie Klassen -
In 1813 in North Cornwall, looting shipwrecks is a way of life. Unwritten rules of the area allow for wreckers to take the washed ...Read Review
By Amy Lynn Green -
It is 1944, and Johanna Berglund has been accused of treason. She submits in her defense a collection of letters that will prove her ...Read Review
By Amanda Dykes -
Set the Stars Alight is a beautiful, intricately woven story of friendship. In London in 2000, Lucy and Dash meet as children and grow ...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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