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By Mathew Carr -
Soon after an anarchist detonates a bomb in a Barcelona café, British private investigator Harry Lawton is hired to investigate a suspicious financial ...Read Review
By S. J. Parris -
In early summer 1586, Mary Stuart of Scotland has been imprisoned for 20 years amid continued rumors that her Catholic supporters in England will find ...Read Review
By Karen Lee Street -
This is the third of Street’s Poe and Dupin mysteries, in which Edgar Allan Poe collaborates with his own fictional detective of “...Read Review
By John Copenhaver -
Copenhaver’s debut novel gives readers a gorgeous, critical look at the LGBTQ community in post-WWII society, revolving around a murder. In Royal ...Read Review
By Tessa Lunney -
Katherine King Button, an Australian debutante escaping the marriage market, has reinvented herself in Paris as Kiki Button, socialite and gossip columnist for ...Read Review
By Karen Lee Street -
Philadelphia, 1844: The City of Brotherly Love is not so loving in 1844 as nativist Americans foment unrest against Irish Catholic immigrants. Despite this, Edgar ...Read Review
By Gary Inbinder -
The third installment of Gary Inbinder’s Inspector Lefebvre series begins in Paris in 1890 with the execution the anarchist and terrorist, Moreau. Recently ...Read Review
By Abir Mukherjee -
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Calcutta, India, 1920. The British are trying to persuade the rulers of Indian royal houses to join the Chamber of Princes—an attempt at ...Read Review
By P. J. Brackston -
It’s 1776, and Gesternstadt, Bavaria, is rocked by the news that Herr Ernst Arnold, the town’s most noted sorcerer, is missing. From ...Read Review
By S. D. Sykes -
This is the third novel in Sykes’ Somershill Manor series, but can be read as a standalone. Set in 1358 Venice, as Oswald de ...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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