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By Geoffrey James -
Dr. John Dee fascinates everybody, the ultimate absent-minded professor looking for angels and gold. Geoffrey James’ novel attempts to encompass this extraordinary man, ...Read Review
By Alys Clare -
Set in the English fen country during the reign of William Rufus, Land of the Silver Dragon can’t decide what it wants ...Read Review
By Kate Sedley -
This is The latest in Kate Sedley’s string of Roger the Chapman mysteries, set in 15th-century England and featuring a shrewd peddler, ...Read Review
By Estelle Glaser Laughlin -
“If you sit in a dark hole in the ground listening to the world crashing around you, you never stop sitting there. Some ...Read Review
By Goran Powell -
Before World War II, the island of Okinawa was a world of quiet fishing communities, modest homes, and Goju Ryu Karate. The hero ...Read Review
By Connie Monk -
Fans of the late Maeve Binchy will love The Healing Stream by Connie Monk, a prolific writer of romance. As in Binchy’s ...Read Review
By J. A. Ricketts -
In 1959 a labor riot in the town of Badger in Newfoundland resulted in the death of a local policeman. The violence shocked the ...Read Review
By Tamas Dobozy -
For six weeks in the winter of 1944-45, the Soviet Army assaulted Budapest, defended by the German and Hungarian armies. Over 800,000 civilians were ...Read Review
By Jocelyn Green -
At the beginning of the Civil War, medical support for the troops was rudimentary at best. Several brilliant, heroic women undertook the change ...Read Review
By Sandra Dallas -
In 1863, with the Civil War raging, ten-year-old Emmy Blue and her parents start across the plains toward a new life in Golden, Colorado. ...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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