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By Linda Lee Peterson -
The Spy on the Tennessee Walker is the third installment in the Maggie Fiori Mysteries. Reading the two prior novels is not necessary, ...Read Review
By Megan Chance -
The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story is a wonderfully drawn Gothic tale. The novel follows a disgraced Elena Spira to Venice in 1884 as ...Read Review
By Deanna Raybourn -
A Curious Beginning is the first installment in Deanna Raybourn’s new mystery series featuring Veronica Speedwell. Veronica is an intrepid traveler and ...Read Review
By Rita Cameron -
Ophelia’s Muse chronicles the tumultuous relationship between Dante Gabriel Rossetti and his muse, Elizabeth Siddal. Told from alternating points of view, the ...Read Review
By Molly Cochran -
For Mireille La Jouarre, beauty is a curse. Fleeing the clutches of her lecherous stepfather sets her on a path to tragedy and ...Read Review
By Barbara Kyle -
The Traitor’s Daughter, the seventh book in Barbara Kyle’s Thornleigh Saga, is an excellent addition to the series, as it can ...Read Review
By Tess Thompson -
Duet for Three Hands is a new novel that explores the nature of love and race in the early 20th-century South. The story ...Read Review
By Dolen Perkins-Valdez -
Balm is a literary historical, the second by Dolen Perkins-Valdez to explore race and society in 19th-century America. This novel opens in the ...Read Review
By Lucinda Riley -
The Seven Sisters tells the tale of six young women, all adopted by an enigmatic man for mysterious reasons. When he dies suddenly, ...Read Review
By Judith Kinghorn -
The Snow Globe is the story of the Forbes family as they make their way through England following the Great War. The Forbes ...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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