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By Delia Parr -
This story begins in August 1840 on a 100-acre island in the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Dillon Island was the dream child of ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Dalton Lindquist has lived most of his life in Sitka, Alaska – the exception being the brief time he spent as a baby with ...Read Review
By Julie Klassen -
In mid-19th century Britain, an imminent threat causes Olivia Keene to flee her home, separating her from the mother she loves and ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
In A Measure of Mercy, author Lauraine Snelling introduces a young woman who wants to be a doctor. Nothing unusual about that—today—...Read Review
By Cathy Marie Hake -
In 1892, twins Enoch and Taylor Bestman arrive in Gooding, Texas with signed contracts to serve as local veterinarian and medical doctor. The twins ...Read Review
By Judith Miller -
Orphaned artist Carrington (Carrie) Brouwer intends to find a job and live independently, something “not done” in 1890 small-town Ohio society. Arriving on the ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Recent widow Lydia Gray, who had married her older, abusive husband as a part of a business deal, is relieved that he is ...Read Review
By Kim Vogel Sawyer -
Kim Vogel Sawyer’s emotionally rich Fields of Grace begins with Reinhardt and Lillian Vogt preparing to travel to America. Lillian and her ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
Once again, Lynn Austin has created an intense, thought-provoking and thoroughly satisfying historical Christian fiction tale. The story spans the life of four ...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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