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By ANGELA HUNT -
Ten years after the death on the cross of Jesus Christ, disciple Matthew, the former tax collector, is excited to work with Peter, ...Read Review
By Roseanna M. White -
In 1906, Lady Elizabeth (Libby) Sinclair travels with her maid and friend, Mabena Moon, to the thoroughly romantic setting of the Scilly Isles for ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Gloriana Womack’s faith in God is being tested. A few years ago, her mother and two siblings died of scarlet fever, leaving ...Read Review
By Ashley Clark -
This multi-generational romance takes place primarily in 1929 and in present-day Charleston, South Carolina. Lucy Legare unexpectedly inherits an old house, although she has ...Read Review
1861. Betrayed, shot, and washed overboard, Confederate soldier Phineas Dunn wakes up on the shores of Cuba. His only hope of survival is a ...Read Review
By Grace Hitchcock -
Willow Dupré, a wealthy heiress from one of the foremost families on Fifth Avenue, is the most sought-after lady in New York society. ...Read Review
By Jocelyn Green -
This novel is set against the dazzling backdrop of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Sylvie Townsend’s life had taken an unexpected turn ...Read Review
By Kimberly Duffy -
Calcutta, 1885. The accidental death of twenty-year-old Ottilie’s half-Indian mother means she must support her Indian maternal grandmother and six-year-old brother, Thaddeus. Her ...Read Review
By Sarah Loudin Thomas -
Rural, mountainous West Virginia in the 1930s is the setting for this historical mystery centered around thirteen-year-old Loyal, who became deaf following a ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Camden -
This is Book Three in the Hope and Glory series, set in Washington, DC in 1902. It also works as a stand-alone. When Luke ...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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