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By Dianne K. Salerni -
Set in Catawissa, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1867, The Caged Graves opens as 17-year-old Verity Boone returns to her birthplace after an absence ...Read Review
By Tinney Sue Heath -
This novel set in the 13th century shines a bright light on rival families in medieval Florence, Italy. It is January 1216, and Corrado, ...Read Review
By Fiona Paul -
The first book in Fiona Paul’s Renaissance Venice trilogy, centering on wealthy 15-year-old Cassandra Caravello, finds this privileged young miss lonely, bored, ...Read Review
By Ross King -
This time out, Ross King, novelist and bestselling author of biographical nonfiction focusing primarily on the Italian Renaissance (Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo and ...Read Review
By Víctor del Árbol -
From time to time a book comes along that is staggeringly good, one that illuminates and informs readers on multiple levels, like Wolf ...Read Review
By Mike Yorkey - By Tricia Goyer -
Set in France in the summer of 1944, Chasing Mona Lisa follows Swiss OSS agents Gabi Mueller and Eric Hofstadler in their mission to ...Read Review
By Chris Priestley -
Two outcasts inhabit London in 1818 – one of them 15-year-old Billy, a pickpocket and thief, the other a hulking creature given life by Dr. ...Read Review
By Susan McDuffie -
Set in autumn 1373 on windswept Colonsay Isle in the Scottish Hebrides, The Faerie Hills picks up where A Mass for the Dead, the ...Read Review
By Krista Russell -
Set in 1851 New Bedford, Massachusetts, the center of the whaling industry and a haven for fugitive slaves, Chasing the Nightbird follows plucky 14-year-old ...Read Review
By Kate Emerson -
By Royal Decree, the third novel in Kate Emerson’s Secrets of the Tudor Court series (The Pleasure Palace, Between Two Queens) focuses ...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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