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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
By Lindsay Townsend -
It’s spring of 1210 in England, and plucky alchemist Joanna of Glastonbury faces a desperate situation. With her father as prisoner, unscrupulous Bishop ...Read Review
By Juliet Gael -
Juliet Gael takes readers to the 19th-century Yorkshire village of Haworth, where sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë live in the parsonage with ...Read Review
By Donald L. Hardy -
Lovers’ Knot, Donald Hardy’s beautifully rendered and entertaining historical romance, is set in Cornwall, England, in 1892 and 1906. It artfully relates the story ...Read Review
By Lee Rowan -
It’s 1816 in Regency London, and sodomy is a hanging offense. This is a world in which gentlemen who prefer the company of ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
Make no mistake about it: in Michael Jecks’s latest Knights Templar Mystery, No Law in the Land, there is no law and ...Read Review
By Anne Rivers Siddons -
With Off Season, Anne Rivers Siddons demonstrates again why she is lauded as one of America’s most popular and respected literary writers. ...Read Review
By Adam Schell -
Set in 16th-century Italy, this first novel by Adam Schell is advertised as “a fable of love, lust and forbidden fruit.” In it, ...Read Review
By Marissa Doyle -
Betraying Season, the second entry in Marissa Doyle’s entertaining series featuring 19th-century English twin sisters Penelope and Persy Leland, takes readers to ...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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