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By Michele Lang -
In October 1939, Hitler is possessed by the arch demon Asmodel. Hungarian Jewish witch Magdalena Lazarus, scion of a line dating back to the ...Read Review
By D.B. Jackson -
Urban fantasy, mystery, and historical fiction, Thieves’ Quarry is the second novel in the well-received Thieftaker Chronicles, set in pre-Revolutionary Boston, Massachusetts. Ethan ...Read Review
By Jo Walton -
Jo Walton’s 2006 novel, now reissued in paperback, is set in a counter-historical Britain of the late 1940s. It is both a traditional “...Read Review
By Patrick Taylor -
In 1973, during the Troubles in Belfast, a British army officer, Marcus Richardson, who is a bomb disposal expert, goes undercover to infiltrate the ...Read Review
By Lev AC Rosen -
Labyrinth basements, talking animals and abandoned automatons are a few of the wonders waiting at Illyria College for the next generation of Her ...Read Review
By Robin Maxwell -
Going on safari was all the rage among British noblemen in early 20th-century England, but Jane Porter and her father, a professor of ...Read Review
By D.B. Jackson -
America is not a popular setting for historical fiction these days— a shame, especially as our history is rife with drama and interesting ...Read Review
By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro -
The 25th volume in Chelsea Quinn Yarbro’s venerated Saint-Germain series finds the vampire in Revolutionary France on a rescue mission to save ...Read Review
By George Mann -
Multiples of a single criminal are turning up dead at crime scenes in the streets of London. Veronica’s visionary sister is undergoing ...Read Review
By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear -
In this third of four books set in 1400 CE among “The People of the Longhouse” (who most of us know as the Iroquois), ...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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