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By Marius Gabriel -
Shortly after the liberation of Paris in 1944, while war still rages, Copper Reilly arrives in Paris with her husband of eighteen months, a ...Read Review
By Aimie K. Runyan -
In the Soviet Union in 1941, Stalin has declared equal rights for women, but they still experience discrimination. Nevertheless, 20-year-old Katya manages to follow ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
Set against the backdrop of the Tuscan hills of Italy, this story is told through dual narrators. One is Hugo Langley, a British ...Read Review
By Ella Carey -
Tess Miller, a book editor in 1987 New York, is shocked when her boss pulls her from working with her top client to editing ...Read Review
By Lydia Kang -
Allene Cutter’s 1918 engagement party should have been a smash. After all, the Cutter family’s Gilded Age wealth is still intact, and ...Read Review
By Joy Jordan-Lake -
Past and present meld together in this absolutely riveting novel, based on a real-life slave revolt plot in pre-Civil War Charleston, South Carolina. ...Read Review
Entertaining, culturally rich, and fearless in speaking of complex theological questions, American-Israeli author Levy’s debut novel delves into the history of Spain’...Read Review
By Consuelo Saah Baehr -
Turn-of-the-century New York: Faith Simpson is born on Seawatch Estate to one of New York’s wealthiest families, while Hope Lee is born ...Read Review
By Soraya Lane -
In the heat of WWII, Scarlett is determined to find her missing fiancé, Thomas, and to do her bit for the war effort. ...Read Review
By Michael Wallace -
December 1941: Japan attacks Manila. The Philippines had been relying on the American military to defend the island, but the Japanese military was stronger, ...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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