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By Elizabeth Jane Corbett -
1841. Fifteen-year-old Bridie Stewart is emigrating from England to Australia with her pregnant mother and dimwitted but dependable stepfather. Bridie still grieves for her ...Read Review
By Rebecca Burns -
Outside a French village after the First World War, workers open a grave, intent on sending its occupant home to York. Inside is ...Read Review
By Daniel Marchildon - By Mārta Ziemelis (trans.) -
In 1996, John MacPhearson, the proprietor of Toronto’s poshest Scotch bar, tastes a dram of whisky from the old-fashioned bottle offered to him ...Read Review
By Jim Ditchfield -
In 1914, 21-year-old student nurse Lucy Paignton-Fox arrives home to her family’s cattle station in Australia’s Northern Territory. Although she is about ...Read Review
By Rebecca Burns -
Here, Ms. Burns presents a collection of short stories, each one featuring a British émigré that must grapple with the harsh realities of ...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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