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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
By Jim Eldridge -
Set in London, England, in 1921, this is the second mystery in the DCI Paul Stark series. Stark is a widower, the father of ...Read Review
By Belle Blackburn -
This American Civil War story—second in a series, after The Doctor’s Daughter: Journey to Justice—opens in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1862. Kate ...Read Review
By Fiona Buckley -
In this 14th book of the Ursula Blanchard Elizabethan mysteries, the year is 1577. Ursula is again given a secret assignment from her half-sister, ...Read Review
By Terri Brisbin -
In the medieval Scottish Highlands, Robert Mackintosh must make a dutiful, arranged marriage to benefit his clan. He travels to collect his affianced ...Read Review
By Laura Frantz -
This story opens in 1777 near the scenic Cumberland Falls in what is now the state of Kentucky. It takes settler Temperance Tucker and ...Read Review
By Cora Harrison -
This is the fourteenth Burren mystery, set in western Ireland during the reign of Henry VIII. It features as sleuth Mara, the Brehon ...Read Review
By Kate Saunders -
Set in 1850 England, this complex Victorian murder mystery has a feel of Charles Dickens. The author explains in an afterword that she was ...Read Review
By Rebecca DeMarino -
In this final Southold Chronicles story, Jeremy Horton is shipwrecked in the summer of 1664, and all on Long Island believe he is dead. ...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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