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By Roseanna M. White -
As the Great War commences, Willa Forsyth, violin prodigy and accomplished thief, is recruited by the British government. Her assignment: to retrieve a ...Read Review
By Connilyn Cossette -
1399 BC. The Hebrews have been settling into the Promised Land ever since the walls of Jericho fell seven years ago. But before the ...Read Review
By Jocelyn Green -
Lacemaker Vivienne Rivard flees the Terror of the French Revolution to relocate to the French Quarter of Philadelphia, along with other expatriates, including ...Read Review
By Jennifer Delamere -
Julia Bernay grew up in an orphanage in London, but always planned to become a doctor, despite the fact that society frowns upon ...Read Review
By Susan Anne Mason -
Set against the backdrop of Victorian Derbyshire, this wholesome romance follows three primary characters through the ups and downs of love, family, identity, ...Read Review
By Kimberley Woodhouse - By Tracie Peterson -
The title refers to the main characters’ difficult pasts: Frenchman and ex-soldier Jean-Michel Langelier suffers from PTSD after fighting against a revolt in 1920...Read Review
By ANGELA HUNT -
For Leah, her father is outwardly a very godly man. In the home, he is abusive, and Leah has learned how to survive. ...Read Review
By Lisa T. Bergren -
England, 1772. Shortly after news arrives of their father’s death, the Banning sisters also learn of his mounting debts. Determined to save their ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Camrianne “Camri” Coulter is trying to find her missing brother, Caleb, a law attorney. Suspecting foul play, Camri enlists the help of new ...Read Review
By Kristi Ann Hunter -
Griffith, Duke of Riverton, decides to follow rational principles when he selects a bride, but his choice, Miss Frederica St. Claire, not only ...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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