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By Lauren Willig -
Letty Alsworthy, the responsible member of an eccentric family in early 19th century England, is seriously concerned about her beautiful sister’s plan ...Read Review
By Kathleen Ernst -
Fifteen-year-old Hannah finds herself the head of her family when her Cumberland Mountain home is torn asunder by the ravages of the Civil ...Read Review
By John Jakes -
In Gilded Age Newport, wealth and social status are all; wars are fought on tennis courts and in ballrooms; and the arbiters of ...Read Review
By Robyn Young -
Another Templar novel? This one confines itself solely to the historical period from 1260 to 1272, when the Mamluk warrior Baybars terrorized Outremer and wrenched ...Read Review
By Alisa M. Libby -
This disturbingly dark young adult novel is based on the life of Countess Erzsébet Báthory, the notorious female Dracula who holds ...Read Review
By T.K. Welsh -
Fire! This is the greatest fear of passengers and crews of ships, both now and in the past. On 15 June 1904, fear becomes reality ...Read Review
By Donna Jo Napoli -
Donna Jo Napoli has done it again. With each book, she proves why she is one of today’s best writers for ...Read Review
By Raymond Khoury -
The hugely successful Da Vinci Code has resulted in a cottage industry of thrillers depicting various conspiracies surrounding the founding and early growth ...Read Review
Willig’s breezy second offering in her series of Napoleonic-era spy romances features the intrepid and amusing Henrietta Uppington, closely guarding the secret ...Read Review
By Linda Donn -
In her imaginative and lyrical tale, Domm creates a fictional history and heritage for the first female aeronaut, whose true fame and fate ...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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