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By Cindy Thomson -
All Annie Gallagher has left in her life are stories. The most precious of these are the ones her father—an Irish storyteller—...Read Review
By Jon Sealy -
When two men are callously shot dead in front of the Hillside Inn, Sheriff Furman Chambers has to decide if the rumors that “...Read Review
By Beverle Grave Myers -
Tito Amato is back, and this time he has a plan to save his beloved Teatro San Marco: A new opera called “The ...Read Review
By Dean Barrett -
Based on the once lost memoirs of Thomas Rowley, this novel takes the reader on an erotic and subservient journey through the Taiping ...Read Review
By Colum McCann -
TransAtlantic is a sweeping tour-de-force of words, wit, and historical wonderment. The first half is comprised of three novellas: The first transatlantic non-stop ...Read Review
By Lucretia Grindle -
Published 2011Published 2013
In modern-day Florence, Italy, Inspector Alessandro Pallioti has his hands full investigating a series of execution-style murders. The victims, all elderly men, were ...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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