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By Carla Kelly -
Published (c1993)Published 2013
Miss Billings Treads the Boards offers enormous promise but sadly falls short. In this Regency romance, Henry Tewskbury-Hampton, Fifth Marquess of Grayson, runs ...Read Review
By Carla Kelly -
Published 2013Published c1989
Eight years ago, Miss Omega Chartley was left at the altar, and then her father died leaving Omega and her brother, Alpha, bankrupt. ...Read Review
By Shirley Kennedy -
This Regency novel is set in Northern England and begins with the death of the Earl of Lansdown. His death was sudden and ...Read Review
By Phyllis A. Humphrey -
There’s enough foreshadowing in chapter one of this romance to sink the Titanic, which is what heroine Beth Smallcross is sailing on. ...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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