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By Leah Weiss -
Thirteen-year-old Allie Bert Tucker is sent by her father from her home in the Appalachians to live with her pregnant aunt Violet in ...Read Review
By Leanna Renee Hieber -
Eve Whitby and her Ghost Precinct face off for one last confrontation in Hieber’s thrilling final chapter in the Spectral City series. ...Read Review
By Amanda Skenandore -
Los Angeles, 1920. Mirielle West seems to have it all. A movie star husband, parties with the rich and famous, and two wonderful kids. ...Read Review
By Alan Hlad -
Rose Teasdale is a typist in Room 60 deep beneath the Treasury building in London. When her supervisor comes to the room with a ...Read Review
By Kelly Mustian -
Ada Morgan begrudgingly returns home to her stilt house deep in the swamps of the Mississippi Natchez Trace, and to a father, Virgil, ...Read Review
By David Baldacci -
After a near-fatal stay in Poca City (in One Good Deed), Aloysius Archer is headed west to become a Private Investigator. He hopes ...Read Review
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Present day. Ember Ellis is a Ph.D. student researching the Holocaust. She hopes to find a person who, despite the dangers, fought ...Read Review
By Laura Joh Rowland -
Rowland opens the fifth in the Victorian mystery series centered on Sarah Bain at the photographer/sleuth’s long-anticipated wedding to Det. Sgt. ...Read Review
By Marty Wingate -
Rosalie Wright wanted to fly ever since she saw a plane at a flying circus set up at an airfield near her family’...Read Review
By Marie Benedict -
In December 1926, famed author Agatha Christie went missing. For eleven days, police, the public, and two of the UK’s most famous mystery ...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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