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By Carolyn Guy -
Carolyn Guy’s debut novel, Autumn Bends the Rebel Tree, tells the story of Clarinda McCloud, a strong Appalachian woman who raises her ...Read Review
By Eve Edwards -
Eve Edwards has mixed a frothy tale – part romance, part suspense, part friendship – as she stirs the reader with the story of Lady ...Read Review
By Josh Ritter -
Josh Ritter’s Bright’s Passage tells the story of Henry Bright, who returns from military service in World War I to steal ...Read Review
By Peg Herring -
In the second book of her Simon and Elizabeth series, Peg Herring pits Lady Elizabeth Tudor, sister of King Edward VI, and her ...Read Review
By Alison Plowden -
With excellent excavation of the facts and an engaging style of writing, Plowden explores what life was like for Elizabeth Tudor in the ...Read Review
By David Glenn -
David Glenn’s two new novels, both mysteries, take place in the later years of Queen Elizabeth I’s court as the main ...Read Review
By Mesu Andrews -
Mesu Andrews’ debut novel is ambitious; she sets herself the task of retelling the story of Job, the “good” man over whom God ...Read Review
By Mary Doria Russell -
In her fifth novel, Mary Doria Russell creates an engaging saga of the American West, circa 1878, when Dr. John Henry Holliday, better known ...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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