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By Kerri Turner -
The title says it all: this is a novel about the fading glory of the famous Imperial Ballet of Russia. You can anticipate ...Read Review
By Michelle Willingham -
Caragh Ó Brannon is starving. On the rain-swept western Irish coast, the grasses are yellow and dry, and the inhabitants are apparently clueless about ...Read Review
By Jeannie Lin -
Ling Suyin is the former consort of China’s August Emperor, but she retired from the court upon the emperor’s death. She ...Read Review
By Terri Brisbin -
“Wed or dead by nightfall.” That’s the choice Sebastien of Cleish gives Lara of the MacDougalls, besieged in Dunstaffnage Castle in 1308. Sebastien ...Read Review
By Anne O’Brien -
The night her uncle and guardian informs her that she is to marry her cousin, Frances Hanwell escapes Torrington Hall, where she has ...Read Review
By Kate Bridges -
“Wanted, one Gentleman Husband.” When Julia O’Shea publishes an ad for a man to end her widowhood, she has not reckoned on ...Read Review
By Anne Herries -
The Holy Grail through history has been reverenced as the focus of many a mystical quest, and considered the essence of all that ...Read Review
By Lynna Banning -
When Will Bondurant rescues preacher’s daughter Charlotte Greenfield from the hands of the Sioux in 1861 Nebraska, he has no idea of the ...Read Review
By Jillian Hart -
Montana in wintertime automatically makes the setting a cold one, as the saying goes: “there’s nothing between you and the North Pole ...Read Review
By Patricia Frances Rowell -
After her profligate husband is murdered, Lady Diana Corby and her two children are left penniless. Vincent, Earl of Lonsdale, is determined 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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