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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
By Liz Freeland -
Murder in Greenwich Village is the first book in a new mystery series featuring Louise Faulk as the first woman to eventually become ...Read Review
By Jason Overstreet -
American Foreign Service worker and former FBI agent Prescott Sweet finds the enticement of working in Stalin’s Soviet Union during the mid-1930...Read Review
By Amanda Skenandore -
Amanda Skenandore has hit pay dirt with her debut novel, Between Earth and Sky. At its heart, this luminous book tells a Romeo ...Read Review
By Tessa Harris -
1888. The Ripper is still out there, beyond the fog. The women of London are fearful and wary of being alone on the streets, ...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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