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. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Carolyn Meyer -
Just before the plague returns to England, seven-year-old Agnes (Anne) Hathaway and her family are invited to a christening by friends: John and ...Read Review
By L. A. Meyer -
In L.A. Meyer’s fourth installment of this swashbuckling series set in the early 1800s, street-wise Jacky Faber is once again up ...Read Review
By M.E.Kerr -
I Stay Near You, a reissue of a 1997 paperback, is a three-generation saga set in a small upstate New York town that ...Read Review
By Theodore Taylor -
AdventureBiographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Ice Drift is based on a true story of survival from the 1860s. Two Inuit brothers, Alika and Sulu, are hunting seals ...Read Review
By Michael Drinkard -
Salt, a Yankee hemp farmer, lives in New York with his wife, a teenage son and his Tory father-in-law. The American Revolution comes ...Read Review
By Carol Dines -
Based on a true story, The Queen’s Soprano tells the story of seventeen-year-old Angelica Voglia, who must flee to the court of ...Read Review
By Han Nolan -
Han Nolan is author of If I Should Die Before I Wake (1994); the National Book Award finalist Send Me Down a Miracle (1996); the ...Read Review
By Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum -
In a provocative and bold stroke, Ms. Shun-Lien Bynum writes a most unusual novel, set in a fairy tale-like Belle-Époque France. “Chapters,” ...Read Review
By David Fulmer -
Rampart Street brings New Orleans of 1910 vibrantly alive with descriptions of “jass,” bordellos and street life in the third of the Valentin St. ...Read Review
By Joseph Bruchac -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
This is a historically accurate account of the period leading up to the meeting between Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. Naturally, it is ...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.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review