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By Leslie Shimotakahara -
In her contemplative first novel, Shimotakahara explores the long-lasting aftereffects of a disgraceful historical episode: the incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry during ...Read Review
By Janet Kellough -
In 1851, there are odd goings-on at the Strangers’ Burying Ground outside Yorkville, a growing community north of Toronto. Graves are being disturbed, which ...Read Review
By Sharon Johnston -
In 1918 London, 30-year-old nurse Clara hears the long-awaited news: “The war is over!” Having lost her husband in the war, tears of joy ...Read Review
By Nathaniel Poole -
In 1812, the first settlers from Ireland and Scotland arrive in the fertile Red River Valley, situated within the bounds of Rupert’s Land. ...Read Review
By Catherine MacDonald -
The Reverend Charles Lauchlan, a Presbyterian minister in turn-of-the-20th-century Winnipeg, Manitoba, is galvanized into detection by the arrest of his former university ...Read Review
By Allan Stratton -
In Depression-era London, Ontario, a suicidal 17-year-old Mary Mabel McTavish receives an angelic visitation from her deceased mother that will change her life ...Read Review
By Vicki Delany -
Yukon Territory, 1898. A stabbing in a back alley is not unusual in Dawson, but the victim’s final words shock Fiona MacGillivray. The ...Read Review
By Janet Kellough -
A mysterious drowning opens this third installment of Kellough’s Thaddeus Lewis Mysteries as four children discover a disfigured victim washed up on ...Read Review
By Cheryl Cooper -
In her sequel to Come Looking for Me, Cooper returns to the War of 1812 and the story of Princess Emily, fictional granddaughter of ...Read Review
By Audrey Thomas -
In 1838, successful English writer L.E.L. (Letitia Landon) makes a surprise marriage to George Maclean, chief administrator of Cape Coast, and travels ...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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