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By Mitch Silver -
Published 2018Published 2018-03-05
For the novelist, history is full of “what if?” What if Anne Boleyn had a son who lived? What if Lee had bypassed ...Read Review
By Alexandre Dumas - By Lawrence Ellsworth (trans.) -
Lawrence Ellsworth provides a vibrant, modern-day English translation of the classic high adventure, The Three Musketeers, first released by Alexandre Dumas in serial ...Read Review
By Ray Celestin -
Published 2016Published 2017
The kidnapping of an heiress, the mutilation death of a gangster, and the champagne poisoning of local politicos are the triggering events of ...Read Review
By M.R.C. Kasasian -
This latest book in M. R. C. Kasasian’s Victorian mystery series again features Sidney Grice. As London’s foremost personal detective—his ...Read Review
By Clarissa Harwood -
England, 1907. As the women’s suffrage movement grows more militant, public opinion on women’s rights becomes sharply divided. Wherever the issues are ...Read Review
By Wendy Jones -
It’s hard to imagine a more apt subject for an English major turned psychotherapist with an interest in empathy and relationships than ...Read Review
By Philip Freeman -
This is the third in Freeman’s popular Sister Deirdre mystery series set in 6th-century Ireland. Deirdre is a multitalented sleuth who is ...Read Review
By Simon Sebag Montefiore -
Published 2017Published 2018
The author is a well-known historian who has previously written factual works about Stalin and Catherine the Great. This is the third novel ...Read Review
By Jane Johnson -
Published 2017Published 2018
In the last decade of the 15th century, a scrap of paper containing a mysterious message was hidden in a wall in the ...Read Review
By Ian Mortimer -
This is part of the author’s series which has the stated intention of taking the reader back in time to see just ...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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