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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
By Marie Benedict -
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
By Greer Macallister -
When Charlotte Smith’s bipolar sister Phoebe is committed by their parents to the Goldengrove Home for the Curable Insane because of something ...Read Review
By Marie Benedict -
Vienna, 1933. Hedy Kiesler stands on stage embracing the accolades she receives for her performance as Bavarian Empress Elizabeth. During her performance, a man ...Read Review
By Charles Belfoure -
England, c. 1900. When a section of the Britannia Empire Theater’s balcony collapses, killing fourteen theatergoers, architect Douglas Layton is convicted of murder. ...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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