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By Greer Macallister -
Lady Jane Franklin says she does not believe her husband, the explorer John Franklin, is dead. Multiple expeditions to the Arctic have failed ...Read Review
By Marie Benedict -
In December 1926, famed author Agatha Christie went missing. For eleven days, police, the public, and two of the UK’s most famous mystery ...Read Review
By Sarah Anne Johnson -
Johnson returns once again to the setting of a Cape Cod village and a family whose identity is shaped by the tides. The ...Read Review
By Gloria Goldreich -
Madeleine Levy, the granddaughter of Alfred Dreyfus, is the plucky heroine of the fast-paced The Paris Children by Gloria Goldreich. When the Nazis ...Read Review
By Tracey Enerson Wood -
In the tradition of many recent novels bringing to light the stories of forgotten women from America’s past, meet Emily Warren Roebling, ...Read Review
Spanning the years from 1908 to 1945, this novel describes the demanding role of Lady Clementine Churchill, the wife of Winston Churchill. Not only does ...Read Review
By Susan Higginbotham -
This novel, running from 1839-1876, lightly fictionalizes the relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and one of her half-sisters, Emily Todd Helm. It is ...Read Review
By Kelli Estes -
Two survivors of American wars, one in present-day Seattle and one from Indiana of 1861, meet through a diary. The two women live parallel ...Read Review
By Andrea Bobotis -
Initially, Judith Kratt is not the most likable character, and from the first page, the readers know that she is hiding something. This ...Read Review
By Kim Michele Richardson -
“‘Right there’ll do it.’ Pa fussed one last time with the slide on the courting candle, then finally placed the timekeeper on ...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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