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By Amanda Quick -
Concordia Glade must help the four orphaned young ladies she is tutoring escape from the castle-turned-prison where they live. She recently changed their ...Read Review
By Neil Olson -
A very old image of the Holy Mother is taken from a Greek church during World War II to be traded to a ...Read Review
By Amanda Quick -
Elenora Lodge is in need of an immediate position. As a paid companion, she is having trouble finding an employer who is not ...Read Review
By Iris Collier -
In her first historical crime novel, Iris Collier focuses on two seemingly discrete events: the murder of protagonist Nicholas Peverell’s loyal steward ...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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