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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
By Vicki Delany -
Delany’s Gold Mountain is an excellent reminder that gold rush fever wasn’t confined to California. Savvy bar owner Fiona MacGillivray takes ...Read Review
By Sylvia Maultash Warsh -
In this Edgar-winning novel spanning three centuries from Enlightenment Europe, Nazi Germany, and present-day Toronto, Warsh’s protagonist must resolve mysteries both old ...Read Review
By k.c. dyer -
This is the third installment of a time travel trilogy written for young adult readers. In this episode, Darrell returns to Eagle Glen ...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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