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By Liza Nash Taylor -
Taylor’s latest novel is filled with sweet surprises. Set during the Great Depression, the storyline alternates between May Craig, the heroine of ...Read Review
By M. Shelly Conner -
“The south is syrup,” author M. Shelly Conner tells us in the prelude to her debut novel, everyman. When her protagonist, Eve Mann, ...Read Review
By Joy Lanzendorfer -
From the 1852 Gold Rush era to 1942 during World War II, this multi-generational novel speaks of regaining what’s lost and which you believe ...Read Review
By Joy Lanzendorfer - By Narek Malian -
Published 2020Published 2021
Point Zero tells three separate stories concurrently. Although they are intercut with each other, they deal with different people at different times and ...Read Review
By Marj Charlier -
Poitiers, 588. For many noblewomen seeking an alternative to marriage and the perils of childbirth, royal monasteries provided a quiet solution. For Clotild, granddaughter ...Read Review
By John J. Jacobson -
…They’re off to join the French Foreign Legion! Or that’s Lincoln Smith’s ambition, at least. A young Texan around the ...Read Review
By Lindsay K. Bandy -
Lindsay K. Bandy has written a brilliant young adult novel set during the French Revolution. In 1792, nineteen-year-old aristocrat Hélène d’Aubign ...Read Review
By Charlie Lovett -
Lovett’s atmospheric fifth outing is the first set in his native United States and sparkles with all the intrigue and rich historical ...Read Review
By Liza Nash Taylor -
Taylor chooses two iconic Jazz-Age settings—New York and Paris—for this roller-coaster of a historical novel. May Valentine Marshall is a girl ...Read Review
By Denise Heinze -
A historical woman with the delightful name of Temperance Flowerdew played a crucial role in the early colony of Jamestown, Virginia. She married ...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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