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By Marie Benedict -
Clara Kelley finds her way from an impoverished village in Galway to the bustling streets of Pittsburgh, determined to secure a position in ...Read Review
By Cuyler Overholt -
New York City, 1907. Genevieve Summerford, MD, having spurned a position at a prestigious hospital, is about to embark on a research study in ...Read Review
By Marie Benedict -
Mitza Marič is a brilliant young woman whose family struggles to get her accepted into and excel at Zurich’s elite Polytechnic, one ...Read Review
By Anna Schmidt -
The Lawman, second in the Last Chance Cowboys series, combines a western story with romance. The added bonus is the historical content. Although ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Chadwick -
The Autumn Throne is the third and final instalment of Elizabeth Chadwick’s Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy. Eleanor – or Alienor as she would ...Read Review
By Amanda Forester -
Lady Kate Ashton and John Arlington, Earl of Wynbrook, are anxious to avoid each other, though the reasons are complicated. In this Regency, ...Read Review
By Cheryl Honigford -
Former secretary Vivian Witchell plays a gumshoe’s sidekick on radio station WCHI’s The Darkness Knows. She likes the attention the press ...Read Review
By H.P. Wood -
In 1904, Coney Island is New York City’s magical playground, brought to life by the mysterious power of electricity. Live shows recreate the ...Read Review
By Alissa Johnson -
Set in Victorian London, the second installment in Alissa Johnson’s Thief Taker series is a delightful historical romance that won me over ...Read Review
By Derek W. Beck -
For many today, the American Revolution began on July 4, 1776, with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In truth, however, the War for ...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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