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By James R. Benn -
Billy Boyle, the one-time Boston police officer busily helping his Uncle Ike in intelligence work, is at it again in the author’s ...Read Review
By David Downing -
Published 2008 (UK)Published 2008 (US)
American journalist John Russell arrives home in Berlin after a trip to the States in the summer of 1939. After dropping his son off ...Read Review
By Thomas Maltman -
American history, the natives versus the new settlers, does not make pretty reading. The Night Birds is a fictional telling of the Great ...Read Review
By Barbara Cleverly -
Published 2007Published 2008
Paris, 21 May 1927. Commander Joe Sandilands DSO of Scotland Yard lands at Le Bourget airport seconds before Charles Lindbergh completes his historic transatlantic flight ...Read Review
By Anne Landsman -
Harold Klein was a skinny Jewish South African kid with a hard-working general store proprietor father and a high-strung mother. He wants to ...Read Review
By Ruthanne Lum McCunn -
God of Luck is a historical novel set against the backdrop of the trade in Chinese laborers, kidnapped and sold to the guano ...Read Review
By Martin Limon -
Corporal Jill Matthewson, the first woman ever assigned to 2nd Division Military Police in the demilitarized zone of mid-1970s South Korea, has ...Read Review
By Nina Vida -
Aurelia Ruíz, a young woman of mixed Mexican/Anglo parentage, never felt at home in San Antonio despite returning there when she ...Read Review
By James R. Benn -
Barely promoted to detective in his native Boston, William ‘Billy’ Boyd is sent to England to work with his ‘uncle’ Ike Eisenhower. It ...Read Review
By Rebecca Pawel -
In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, Carlos Tejada travels home to Granada to investigate his great-aunt’s death. Accompanying him are ...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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