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By V.A. Shannon -
A narrator known as Mrs. Jacob Klein attempts to set the record straight about the ill-fated Donner Party, which left Independence, Missouri, to ...Read Review
By Dianne Freeman -
It’s almost the turn of the century in London. Frances Wynn, the Countess of Harleigh, has endured the mandated year of mourning ...Read Review
By Jack Ford -
Based on the true story of Catharine “Kitty” Payne, Ford’s historical novel follows the story of a slave woman on her tumultuous ...Read Review
By Alyssa Maxwell -
Emma Cross loves the elegant seaside resort of Newport, Rhode Island. In the summer of 1898, she returns there from New York as a ...Read Review
By Rosanna Chiofalo -
Rosanna Chiofalo’s latest novel, The Sunflower Girl, sweeps the reader into the blossoming Tuscan countryside in a dual narrative: one part of ...Read Review
By Heather Redmond -
This engaging cozy mystery—the first in a series—finds 23-year old Charles Dickens employed as a journalist for the Evening Chronicle in ...Read Review
By Mary Monroe -
Tall, ungainly, thirty-one-year-old African American Joyce MacPherson lives in her parents’ home, works as a teacher’s aide, and pines for a hot ...Read Review
By Gregory Harris -
In Victorian London, several prostitutes are found murdered and viciously gutted. Detective Colin Pendragon, along with his trusted companion Ethan Pruitt, is called ...Read Review
By Andrea Penrose -
This is a thoroughly enjoyable Regency thriller/mystery novel in the same vein and era as The Alienist. The story centers around the ...Read Review
By Penny Richards -
Believing that a woman can influence wrongdoers to change their ways, Lilly Long leaves a touring theatre company to become a Pinkerton operative. ...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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