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By Leila Meacham -
Encompassing seventy years and four generations, this much-anticipated prequel to Roses surpasses all expectations with its exquisitely detailed and character-driven narrative. Silas Toliver, ...Read Review
By Dorothy Garlock -
What seems at first to be a rags-to-riches story turns into a suspenseful romance with the heroine, Anna, who is introduced as a ...Read Review
By Lilly Koppel -
There are plenty of books about the remarkable men of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs, but this is the first dedicated ...Read Review
By Nicholas Sparks -
Ninety-one-year-old Ira Levinson, stranded in a snowy embankment after a car accident, swears his wife Ruth, beloved, but dead nine years, is in ...Read Review
By Dale M. Kushner -
In Wild Pea, Illinois, in the 1950s, Eunice lives with her mother, Mern, and God forbid she be called Mother. That’s fine, ...Read Review
By Seth Grahame-Smith -
Many historical fiction authors take on the Big Stories, but Grahame-Smith has taken on one of the biggest of all: the birth of ...Read Review
By Lucretia Grindle -
Published 2011Published 2013
In modern-day Florence, Italy, Inspector Alessandro Pallioti has his hands full investigating a series of execution-style murders. The victims, all elderly men, were ...Read Review
By Maxine Kenneth -
As a light, fun-filled spoof of the spy genre, Spy in a Little Black Dress delivers. If you’re a fan of Jackie ...Read Review
Balthazar, a notorious thief and murderer, escapes Herod’s prison along with two other criminals disguised as “wise men.” In their attempt to ...Read Review
By Ed Falco -
The Family Corleone is a novel based on the screenplay Mario Puzo left upon his death. The Godfather II saw Vito Corleone’s ...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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