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By Valerie Fraser Luesse -
This novel takes place in the 1960s in racially charged small-town Alabama. It follows the coming of age of Pete McClean, the son ...Read Review
By Christine Johnson -
Catherine Haynes chooses to emigrate to America rather than be forced into marriage by her father’s English family in 1856. Tom Worthington, a ...Read Review
By Jane Kirkpatrick -
Jennie Pickett deals in herb healing and longs to become a doctor in 1860s Oregon. She marries her sweetheart, Charles, and has a ...Read Review
By JOANNA DAVIDSON POLITANO -
Published 2017Published 2017-10-03
In the summer of 1861, after Miss Aurelie Harcourt’s debtor father dies in Shepton Mallet Prison, she couldn’t imagine the wild twists ...Read Review
By Melody Carlson -
It’s November 1944, and Amelia Richards is an unwed mother working as a hairdresser, barely making ends meet in California, as her fiancé ...Read Review
By Ann H. Gabhart -
At the end of WWII, when Francine Howard discovers the man she thought she was going to marry is bringing home his English ...Read Review
By Suzanne Woods Fisher -
Set against the backdrop of pre-colonial Pennsylvania, this story centers around an Old-Order Amish community on the outskirts of Lancaster County. The various ...Read Review
By Jan Drexler -
Naomi Schrock and her adopted son, Davey, are newcomers settling into the Amish community in Indiana in 1864. The group is just beginning to ...Read Review
The Newcomer—2nd in the Amish Beginnings series—begins where the first book leaves off. Anna Konig and her group arrive in Port ...Read Review
By Jill Eileen Smith -
When drought and famine ravage ancient Canaan, Elimelech takes his wife and two sons and moves from the Hebrew land to Moab, much ...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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