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By Allison Montclair -
Brava! Brava! Bravissima! That’s one big cheer for each of two delightful main characters, Iris Sparks and Gwendolyn Bainbridge, and an even ...Read Review
By Mariah Fredericks -
Jane Prescott enjoys her duties as lady’s maid to Louise Tyler, a newly married New York society lady in 1913. The entertainments available ...Read Review
By Rebecca James -
In 1947 Cornwall, Alice Miller accepts a post as governess to the two motherless children of Captain de Grey at Winterbourne, a remote mansion ...Read Review
By Jess Montgomery -
Following up on her successful 2019 mystery, The Widows, Montgomery revisits 1920s Appalachian Ohio in The Hollows. Feisty Sheriff Lily Ross, a character based ...Read Review
By Tasha Alexander -
1902: Lady Emily and her husband, the dashing Colin, visit Pompeii as guests of Emily’s old friend Ivy. While touring the ruins and ...Read Review
By Charles Finch -
This last of the three prequels to Finch’s Charles Lenox mysteries finds our aristocratic detective in his late twenties, in 1855, feeling the ...Read Review
By Will Thomas -
It’s 1892, and Private Enquiry Agents Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewelyn are hired by the Prime Minister to deliver a satchel containing secret ...Read Review
By Nicholas Meyer -
As in 1974 when he uncovered an unpublished manuscript by John H. Watson and presented it in The Seven Percent Solution, author Nicholas Meyer ...Read Review
By Erin Lindsey -
Second in the Rose Gallagher series after Murder on Millionaires’ Row, this mystery features Rose, a recent inductee into Pinkerton’s, whose talent ...Read Review
By Susanna Calkins -
January 1929. While the Chicago winter rages outside, the atmosphere heats up at the Third Door, the speakeasy where Gina Ricci, heroine of this ...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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