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By Nancy Moser -
Bestselling author Nancy Moser takes us to a grand and intriguing time in American history: the Gilded Age. Lucy Scarpelli, sister Sofia, and ...Read Review
By Delia Parr -
Lovely Annabelle Tyler needs a fresh start following her divorce from her ne’er-do-well-social climbing husband. Harrison Graymoor, Philadelphia’s most eligible bachelor, ...Read Review
By Stephanie Grace Whitson -
In May 1869, a protected, privileged, and recently orphaned young lady from St. Louis, Missouri, Miss Fannie Rousseau, heads west on a steamboat, with ...Read Review
By Karen Witemeyer -
In 1887, after serving three horrific years in the stone quarries for killing a man in a boxing match, Levi Grant is trying to ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Musser -
Elizabeth Musser’s eighth novel, set in Atlanta during the Great Depression of the 1930s, is a story of faith, friendship and love. ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Angelina County, Texas, in 1886, is a troubled stew of resentments, but Deborah Vandermark, heroine of Tracie Peterson’s new novel, seems to have ...Read Review
By Judith Miller -
When the US enters the Great War in 1917, anti-German sentiment runs high. The Amana colonies in Iowa, with their set-apart nature, antiwar religious ...Read Review
By Siri Mitchell -
Siri Mitchell successfully tackles an unusual time period and subject in A Heart Most Worthy. In the Italian area of North Boston during ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
In 1904, an epidemic rages through the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Dr. Astrid Bjorklund travels from her beloved Blessing, North Dakota, at ...Read Review
By Davis Bunn - By Janette Oke -
This third book in the Acts of Faith series continues the story of the fledging church and the group of believers who are ...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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