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By James Hawkins -
Paul Jackson is an eighteen-year-old Marine who finds himself at the wrong end of a firefight at the Duc Lo Firebase in Vietnam. ...Read Review
By A.J. Sidransky -
Anatoly Kurchenko is a detective in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a community that straddles two cultures: One Jewish, one Dominican – and ...Read Review
By John Donoghue -
After being injured on the Eastern Front, SS officer Paul Meissner is reassigned to administrative duties at Auschwitz, where he is put in ...Read Review
By Cynthia A. Graham -
When the headless body of a baby girl is found in the swamp near Cherokee Crossing, Arkansas, it is up to Hick Blackburn, ...Read Review
By Bill Brooks -
While on her honeymoon, Lucy Moon receives word that her mother has been shot dead, gunned down right out of her saddle. With ...Read Review
By Clive Cussler - By Justin Scott -
Isaac Bell is a Van Dorn detective who is trying to build a case against John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company’s ...Read Review
By Glen Craney -
The Yanks Are Starving is a sweeping epic that encompasses the lives of eight principal characters, some fictitious, and a large supporting cast ...Read Review
By Don Brown -
While Don Brown’s latest book, a prequel to the Navy Justice series, will not be finding parallels in life as Treason had ...Read Review
By Joanna Bourne -
I feel I should lead with a disclaimer: This is the first ever romance novel – historical or otherwise – that I have read. However, ...Read Review
By Shannon Burke -
William Wyeth cannot get the itch to explore out of his system. “I craved the forest and woods and the vast, wild spaces.” ...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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