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By Ken Czech -
In 1841 Afghanistan, in the recently captured Kabul Fort, British Captain Reeve Waterton is having a heated discussion with his commanding officer, Brigadier Shelton. ...Read Review
By Joseph Pillitteri -
After she graduates from nursing school in Buffalo, New York, Elspeth Shaughnessey is delighted to get a job at the Pan American Exposition, ...Read Review
By Kate Murdoch -
In 16th-century Pesaro on the Adriatic coast, Antonius, a young man of common background, is born with an ability to read minds. This ...Read Review
By Anthony Palmiotti -
The world is heading for WWII in this adventure set in 1938 on water and in the ports of call of an old tramp ...Read Review
By Cynthia G. Neale -
The Irish Milliner is the author’s third novel about protagonist Norah McCabe. Set against the backdrop of the beginning of the Civil ...Read Review
By Kate Braithwaite -
The court of King Louis XIV of France was, without doubt, one of the most colorful and scandal-ridden in history. During his reign, ...Read Review
By Kevin Bannister -
Murphy Steele is not old enough to do a man’s work when he and Thomas Peters run away from their owner. They ...Read Review
By Mingo Kane -
Reuben Shadrack Judah died in 1955 at the age of 118 in a California mental institution. Born in 1837, he fought in the Civil War, served ...Read Review
By Mike Hawthorne -
It’s 1679 in Port Royal, Jamaica. English sailor Tom Sheppard and two of his mates join an expedition to steal Spanish gold and ...Read Review
By Paul Thomas Fuhrman -
It’s 1872 Boston, and a clipper, a downeaster named Providence, is ready to set sail under Captain Isaac Griffin. He is also part-owner, ...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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