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By Dennis Lehane -
Set against the waning years of World War I, the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic and the increasingly turbulent social changes sweeping through Boston, The ...Read Review
By Lita-Rose Betcherman -
Two noble sisters, Lucy and Dorothy Percy, grow up in an aristocratic household odd in one respect – it lacks a father. Henry, Lord ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Peters -
This is the sixteenth installment in the ever-entertaining Amelia Peabody mystery series. It does not fall short of expectations either. It is an ...Read Review
By Tom Franklin -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
Hell at the Breech depicts rural gang warfare in 1890s Alabama. A posse of country sharecroppers is bent on vengeance after one of ...Read Review
By Kathleen E. Woodiwiss -
The epitome of perfection, Lady Adriana Sutton controls the hearts of the eligible bachelors of England’s Wiltshire countryside. Yet because of a ...Read Review
By Dennis Lehane -
This fast-paced and smartly plotted psychological thriller is set in 1954 on the grounds of the Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane. The book ...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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