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By Susanna Calkins -
Lucy Campion returns for this third installment of Susanna Calkins’ mystery series set in late 17th-century London. Months after the Great Fire of ...Read Review
By Elsa Hart -
In this classic “who done it” set in 17th-century China, a librarian, Li Du, is exiled by the Emperor for political reasons. Wandering ...Read Review
By Eleanor Kuhns -
This is the fourth in a series featuring 18th century traveling weaver Will Rees. During his travels, Will stops in Salem, Massachusetts to ...Read Review
By Maia Chance -
In Prohibition-era New York City, we are introduced to a 31-year-old society matron, Lola Woodby, who has survived a loveless marriage with highballs, ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
In 1927, Daisy Dalrymple goes to the countryside to recover from an illness. A school friend of hers is living in a house near ...Read Review
By Vaughn Entwistle -
This novel is set in Victorian London, amidst the fog and industrial machines of the day. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, doctor and author ...Read Review
By Robin Blake -
The Scrivener is the third book in Robin Blake’s fantastic mystery series featuring Preston Coroner Titus Cragg and his good friend, Dr ...Read Review
By Tessa Arlen -
Clementine, Lady Montfort is preparing her lavish annual costume ball. Flowers are delicately arranged, sumptuous food is prepared and the staff is on ...Read Review
By Laura Lebow -
Lorenzo Da Ponte, court librettist in 1786 Vienna, is in trouble: not only hasn’t he finished his libretto for Mozart’s opera The ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
New York City, 1905. Once again Molly Murphy finds herself in the thick of a mystery to solve. Returning to her restored New York ...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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