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By Diane Fanning -
Third in Fanning’s Libby Clark series, Sabotage in the Secret City takes place in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in May 1945. Libby is one ...Read Review
By Cora Harrison -
Young Sister Gertrude is a welcome addition to the convent; she’s quick with numbers and funny. But when she is found dead ...Read Review
By R. N. Morris -
Detective Silas Quinn finds himself facing off with the demons of his past as he investigates a series of apparent suicides that seem ...Read Review
By Gerard O’Donovan -
This is my kind of mystery. Set in Hollywood in 1922, it begins with “As soon as he wrestled Swann’s lifeless form into ...Read Review
By Fiona Buckley -
It’s 1581, and Ursula Stannard, the half-sister of Queen Elizabeth, finds herself in a predicament that calls on more than her special skills ...Read Review
By M.J. Trow -
Since the reign of Henry VIII, monarchs have ventured into the countryside in the summertime to escape the oppressive heat (and sometimes plague) ...Read Review
In Cork, Ireland, in 1925, Reverend Mother Aquinas receives a charitable donation of a trunk filled with old books for the children at the ...Read Review
By Jeri Westerson -
In his entertaining 11th adventure, Crispin Guest, known throughout late 14th-century London as the Tracker, has his hands full with two perplexing cases. ...Read Review
By Tania Bayard -
Christine de Pizan is the latest historical figure to be tapped to serve as a crime solver in a mystery series. This 14th-15...Read Review
By Brenda Rickman Vantrease -
Vantrease’s long-awaited return to the historical fiction scene showcases her painstaking attention to characterization and period atmosphere. Opening with a prologue depicting ...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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