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By Carole Nelson Douglas -
Originally published as Good Morning, Irene in 1991, The Adventuress is the second in a series of mysteries featuring Irene Adler, the only woman ...Read Review
By Alice Hoffman -
Just before the Revolutionary War, a fisherman builds a cottage on the remote tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for the woman he loves. ...Read Review
By Ellen Cooney -
In 1774 coastal Maine, after the beloved Mowlan family is massacred by Tories disguised as Indians, family and friends gather to mourn. Their isolated ...Read Review
By Roseanne Bittner -
This is the third installment in Bittner’s Westward America series, which follows the fortunes of the fictitious Wilde family. Reading the first ...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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