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By John R. Hayes -
Set in a small town in the Catskill Mountains of New York State on the eve of WWII, Catskill assembles a multicultural cast ...Read Review
By Margaret Mayhew -
After August 1943, life in the rural village of King’s Thorpe is never the same. Even more cataclysmic than the deprivations and losses ...Read Review
By Elliott Roosevelt -
A dead body is found just outside President Roosevelt’s door. Preferring that the murder be kept from the public, First Lady Eleanor ...Read Review
By Randall Silvis -
The father of the modern detective story takes center stage in a riveting tale of murder, corruption and redemption. A street urchin discovers ...Read Review
By Christina Shea -
In the late 1920s, Ellis Island is seeing the last of its great waves of immigrants. Among these are two Irish sisters who ...Read Review
By Peter Bowen -
Based on the real-life adventures of the legendary Luther “Yellowstone” Kelly, or so it’s claimed, this is the third book in the ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
“A yellow tulip is like sunshine,” Alice tells her mother-in-law. “Yellow is for joy and gladness and friendship.” Mother Bullock has come to ...Read Review
By Anna Gilbert -
Both the title of this novel and the book-jacket blurb suggest a tale of supernatural happenings. But A Hint of Witchcraft is a ...Read Review
By Eduardo Squiglia -
There is nothing new about the idea of man pitting his wits against nature and failing. In the right hands, though, it generally ...Read Review
By Christine El Mahdy -
Christine El Mahdy, an Egyptologist at Liverpool University, has written a chatty, engaging, and well-researched account covering the few known facts about Tutankhamen ...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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