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By Katrin Schumann -
Set on the East German island of Rügen, due north of Berlin by 180 miles, is a story of love and betrayal, courage ...Read Review
By Fiona Valpy -
In 2017, Englishwoman Harriet, a recent business graduate, is in Paris. She works as an intern for a fashion PR agency, but she’s ...Read Review
By Janet MacLeod Trotter -
This first book in the Raj Hotel series tells of four friends from Scotland, Esmie, Lydia, Tom, and Harold, who move to India ...Read Review
By Gemma Liviero -
Rudy Watts and his mother live in England’s Lake District at the family home, Lakeland Manor. It is 1922, his oldest brother Edgar ...Read Review
By Kim Taylor Blakemore -
“Count the bodies. One. Two. Three if we count Mary Dawson. Four if we count my Ned…” Thus begins this atmospheric, gothic novel ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
When Isabella Waverly enters service at fifteen to support her younger sister, she knows she will never regain the affluent status her family ...Read Review
By Soraya M. Lane -
In 1942, the world was coming undone, thrown asunder by the mounting tensions of World War II. Soraya Lane pulls from this era a ...Read Review
By Jodi Daynard -
A Transcontinental Affair takes a winning premise – the first coast-to-coast railroad journey in 1870 aboard the Pullman Hotel Express – and runs it off the ...Read Review
By Andy Stone - By Linda Lafferty -
When an Italian priest finds a painting that he believes to be a lost painting by the infamous 16th/17th century painter, Michelangelo ...Read Review
By Ann Howard Creel -
When a devastating fire destroys her home, killing her father, Arlene Favier is forced to support her family. The pampered daughter of a ...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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