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By P. Grady Cox -
It’s 1879 in Arizona Territory, a rough and rowdy—not to mention dangerous—place. Rose LaBelle knows that all too well, since the ...Read Review
By Thomas D. Clagett -
It’s the final 13 hours at the Alamo back in 1836. Texan Colonel Travis draws his famous and dramatic “line in the sand.” Surrounded ...Read Review
By Candace Simar -
Young Ryker Landstad lives on a small farm in Minnesota. Attacked by the Sioux, his mother and his little sister are kidnapped while ...Read Review
By C.W. Wendelboe -
Wendelboe has written a highly atmospheric Western detective story. Set in the Oklahoma Dust Bowl in the Great Depression, its protagonist is U....Read Review
By Paul Colt -
In 1854 Micah and Claire Mason, newlyweds from Ohio, decide that the proposed railroad to the Pacific is a great opportunity to make their ...Read Review
By Marcus Galloway -
Galloway’s con man, Professor Henry Whiteoak, makes his second appearance in this 19th-century Western. I was a huge fan of Book One (...Read Review
By W. Michael Gear -
The fur trade in 1812 Missouri takes center stage in this tale about hardscrabble business, ruthless politics, and the untrammeled majesty of nature. Mysterious ...Read Review
By Rod Miller -
Seasoned cowhand Rawhide Robinson is the quintessential American cowboy if ever there was one. And he would be the first to tell you ...Read Review
By T. Owen O’Connor -
When the Civil War ends, some veterans, called “Angels” by the author, settle in North County in the Northwest to raise horses. White ...Read Review
By D. Lászlo Conhaim -
This story takes place during the U.S. Army’s Red River campaign in 1874 and the removal of Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho ...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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