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By Priscilla Royal -
It is 1284, and no one at the Earl of Lincoln’s castle is having a happy sex life. Those who aren’t gay ...Read Review
By Ann Parker -
It’s 1880 and Ulysses S. Grant is visiting Leadville, Colorado, with an entourage of hangers-on, among them John Quincy Adams Wesley, a wet-behind-the-ears ...Read Review
By Frederick Ramsay -
The fifth title in the Ike Schwartz series finds the erstwhile sheriff of Picketville, Virginia, with a murder on his hands that has ...Read Review
By Jane Finnis -
Aurelia Marcella runs a mansio, or inn, outside of York. She also does some investigating in her spare time (it is a good ...Read Review
By Eric Mayer - By Mary Reed -
In 6th-century Byzantium, John Lord Chamberlain to Emperor Justinian discovers that name-dropping can be fatal. John confides his evening thoughts to a young ...Read Review
By Beverle Graves Myers -
This fourth volume in the series featuring castrato opera singer Tito Amato is the author’s tribute to the country house mystery. In ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
In 1928, on holiday in Sydney, Phryne Fisher has her vacation all planned out: cricket matches, dinner with the in-crowd, and lots of dancing. ...Read Review
By Vicki Delany -
Elaine Benson arrives at the lake house of a wealthy Canadian family to help the eldest sister write her memoirs. Moira Madison ...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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