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By Tracie Peterson -
This is Book Three of Peterson’s Golden Gate Secrets trilogy. It opens just after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. The city is ...Read Review
By Sarah Sundin -
This is Book Two of Sundin’s Sunrise at Normandy series. Set mostly in England just before the D-Day invasion of 1944, it is ...Read Review
By A.J. Lyndon -
This is Book One of the War Without an Enemy series, set during the English Civil War. It opens in July 1642, as divisions ...Read Review
By Roy Stedall-Humphryes -
This is Book One of the Bellême series. Books Two and Three have already been published. In this fast-paced story filled with ...Read Review
By Beth Kanell -
This is book one of the Winds of Freedom series. It is March 1850 in northeastern Vermont, and teenaged Alice Sanborn works hard helping ...Read Review
By David More -
In Book Four of the Smithyman Saga, it is 1778, and Sir Thomas Smithyman and his comrades remain loyal to the Crown. They lose ...Read Review
By Kim Vogel Sawyer -
Abigail Grant had been betrayed by people she loved and thrown off the social ladder in 1888 Boston. Wanting a husband, she had offered ...Read Review
By Frances Brody -
Published 2017Published 2018
This ninth Kate Shackleton mystery is set in Leeds, England in 1927. Private investigator Kate is aided by her assistant, ex-policeman Jim Sykes, and ...Read Review
By Paul Doherty -
In this 18th Brother Athelstan mystery, England in the late autumn of 1381 is moving on from the Peasants’ Revolt. In the London slums ...Read Review
By Jeanne M. Dickson -
Nan O’Neil is a devout, widowed midwife in rural, politically neutral Ireland during World War II. When downed RAF pilot “Dutch” Whitney ...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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