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By Philippa Gregory -
It is 1558. Bloody Mary has died, and Queen Elizabeth I has come to the throne at last. All of England rejoices – everyone except ...Read Review
By Will Thomas -
This engaging mystery takes place in Victorian London, and marks the debut of Cyrus Barker, inquiry agent, and his new apprentice, Thomas Llewelyn. ...Read Review
By Danny Danziger - By John Gillingham -
This is the biography of a year that brought an unprecedented change in government and rights of the governed. The Magna Carta sets ...Read Review
By Patricia O’Brien -
In 1858, newly orphaned Susan Grey arrives in tranquil, insulated Concord, Massachusetts, to live with the family of her cousin, Louisa May Alcott. ...Read Review
By Hayden Gabriel -
Published 2002Published 2003
Set in Cornwall in 1886 and 1986, Where the Light Remains weaves together the stories of two women, their marriages and their personal voyages. 1886: in ...Read Review
By Barbara Wright -
Virginia Mendenhall graduates from a Quaker college and proceeds to social work in Philadelphia and later an Appalachian mining town. Her life seems ...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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