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By T. Cooper -
“How do you lose a child?” is the opening line of this unusual and intriguing novel. Reuven Lipshitz, the young, blond son of ...Read Review
By Kevin King -
It’s Depression-era America, and baseball is the all-American sport. Walter Winchell narrates, from the grave, about the greatest baseball game that never ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
American graduate student Eloise Kelly is in England to research her dissertation on “aristocratic espionage.” When a descendant of the famed spy called ...Read Review
By John Jakes -
Following in the footsteps of the excellent Charleston, Jakes moves on to examine the siege and taking of Savannah in detail. As with ...Read Review
By Sharyn McCrumb -
Set during the Civil War in the mountains of North Carolina, Ghost Riders portrays a little-known and seldom-researched aspect of the war. When ...Read Review
By Penina Keen Spinka -
This is the second book in a series, the first entitled Picture Maker. It might help to have read the first one, which ...Read Review
By Ken Follett -
In the spring of 1941, England was almost singlehandedly taking on the German war machine as it devastated Europe. Daily bombing raids were the ...Read Review
By Darin Strauss -
Born in 1880s Indiana, Virgil Selby’s father tells him that falsity is in his blood and encourages the youth to seek “something ...Read Review
By John Jakes -
It’s early autumn in 1720, and Sydney Greech is walking down the streets of Charles Town with his fiancée as they discuss ...Read Review
By Augusta Trobaugh -
In 1939, Mr. Oto arrives in Salty Creek, Georgia, by accident. Taken off the bus because he is ill, he is nursed back to ...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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