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By Elizabeth McKague -
Elizabeth McKague’s novel, The Paper Boat, dramatizes the life of famous Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley along straightforward lines, taking readers from ...Read Review
By Ken Parejko -
The long and incredibly varied life of Pliny the Elder forms the subject of Parejko’s fantastic book, taking readers on a first-person ...Read Review
By Thomas J. Berry -
I have read numerous accounts, Mexican and Texian, non-fiction and fiction, of this historical confrontation. This book, similar to all of the other ...Read Review
By Thomas Berry -
The death of Meriwether Lewis (of the famed Lewis & Clark expedition) in 1809 has been a bone of historical contention since the morning ...Read Review
By Chandler Tedholm -
The tension arising between the North and South in the years before the American Civil War was intensified by John Brown’s raid ...Read Review
By Christopher Spellman -
In 10th-century Northumbria, two brothers, Wulfric and Hereric, are raised in the warrior class, bitter rivals from their earliest days. A blood oath ...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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