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By Philippa Gregory -
Despite her visions of being England’s Joan of Arc, Margaret Beaufort is nothing more than a pawn in the House of Lancaster’...Read Review
By Rose Melikan -
1797 and in the aftermath of the French Revolution, General Bonaparte’s armies are sweeping across Europe. The British government is deeply concerned about ...Read Review
By Joseph Wallace -
Ruby Thomas, age seven, catches a fly ball hit by Casey Stengel on April 5, 1913. As she looks at the ball she imagines herself ...Read Review
By Kathleen McGowan -
Bestselling author McGowan’s third installment in her “Magdalene Line” series is another exciting historical thriller. The novel slips effortlessly between modern day ...Read Review
By Norah Lofts -
Published 2008Published 2010
First published in the 1950s and set in 12th-century France and England, Eleanor the Queen follows Eleanor of Aquitaine from the days of ...Read Review
By Kathleen Grissom -
In 1791, Lavinia, a seven-year-old Irish orphan, becomes an indentured servant on a Virginia tobacco plantation. Although she is white, she is raised by ...Read Review
By Julia Gregson -
Published 2009Published 2010
As a child, Catherine Carreg is cared for by neighbors, as her own mother is often bedridden. Catherine and the neighbor’s boy, ...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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