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By David Downie -
Street guide, gossip column and history, this is the book to take with you on your next trip to Paris. David Downie is ...Read Review
By David Liss -
Lisbon before the earthquake of 1755 was one of the major commercial centers of Europe, an ancient city of close, cobbled streets and rambling ...Read Review
By Sam Thomas -
This is the third in the author’s mystery series set during the English Civil War, starring Lady Bridget Hodgson, noblewoman and midwife. ...Read Review
By Nicole R. Dickson -
Why does a Confederate soldier, trying to get back home in 1863, keep on turning up in Ginger Martin’s orchard in 2012? The answer ...Read Review
By Jennifer Gold -
A number of books lately have tried to work through terror and loss of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars through some larger frame ...Read Review
By Michael Loyd Gray -
Amelia Earhart was born to take to the air. She grew up a tomboy, learned to fly at the age of 23, set her ...Read Review
By Nicole Helget -
In the vast stew of 19th-century America, Minnesota forms from the collisions and debris of the frontier, the mountain men and whores, the ...Read Review
By Kathleen Kent -
Set in the wild Texas of 1870, with a side trip to New Orleans, The Outcasts begins like a Larry McMurtry novel but with ...Read Review
By Robert Antoni -
Sporting surely the funniest title of the year, As Flies to Whatless Boys is a kind of complex word game, a historical narrative ...Read Review
By Perle Besserman -
If the power of the historical novel is to carry the reader into the middle of an unknown world, Kabuki Boy is a ...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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