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By Beth White -
Mississippi, 1870. After the Daughtry sisters learn they’ve been left a saloon, Aurora makes plans to convert it into a boardinghouse. With one ...Read Review
By Ann H. Gabhart -
Set in the mountains of eastern Kentucky during the Great Depression, this novel tells the story of the Frontier Nursing Service. A relatively ...Read Review
By Valerie Fraser Luesse -
Set in 1947, The Key to Everything is a story about the freedom to pursue one’s dreams. Fifteen-year-old Peyton Cabot loves to watch ...Read Review
By Susie Finkbeiner -
Recently widowed, but not ready to concede to a quiet life, Betty Sweet focuses on the number one thing she’s always done ...Read Review
By Rachel Fordham -
Agnes Pratt has gotten used to her work as a teacher in 1880s Dakota Territory. She fled a pampered life – and her childhood ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
Twenty-three-year-old Evelyn Radcliffe cooks for the orphanage in Logansville in east Texas, where she has lived during the 10 years since her parents’ murder. ...Read Review
By Jill Eileen Smith -
Bestselling biblical fiction author Jill Eileen Smith breathes new life into the story of Queen Esther, the titular Star of Persia, by steeping ...Read Review
By Laura Frantz -
In the western Virginia borderlands, Tessa Swan, her mother and five brothers run Swan Station, a large ranch near the ferry crossing of ...Read Review
By Sarah Sundin -
This last in the Sunrise at Normandy trilogy begins with Private Clay Paxton training as a Ranger at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, in 1943. When ...Read Review
By Jane Kirkpatrick -
As the winter of 1844 approaches, several dozen men, women, and children set out to cross the Sierra Mountains into California by wagon train. ...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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