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By Mattias Boström - By Michael Gallagher (trans.) -
This is not a Sherlock Holmes pastiche nor a fictional biography of the fictional detective. This is a non-fiction book about Sherlock Holmes ...Read Review
By Boris Akunin -
Moscow, 1891: On a secret train, passing through snowy wastes, an assassin claiming to be State Counsellor Erast Fandorin stabs the new Governor General ...Read Review
By George MacDonald Fraser -
Readers know the late George MacDonald Fraser as the author of the Flashman series, that wickedly funny long-term diatribe on the grim costs ...Read Review
By J. Robert Janes -
Mary Ellen Fraser is living a lie in Janes’ intricate web of deceit, love, and politics during World War II. Married to a ...Read Review
By Robert Olen Butler -
War reporter Christopher “Kit” Marlowe Cobb is in Mexico in the spring of 1914, covering the Mexican civil war, the U.S. troops in ...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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