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By Amanda Scott -
The Scottish Borders, 1428. When Devil Ormiston follows a cattle raider home, he is surprised to find that the thief is 19-year-old Robyna Gledstanes, ...Read Review
By Peter Tremayne -
Ireland, 671. In this 25th book of a series, clerical visitors from the East mystify the rulers at Cashel. The delegation refuses to reveal ...Read Review
By Libbie Hawker -
Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. This long novel is a retelling of the Pocahontas and John Smith story. Opening with Pocahontas as a child, and ...Read Review
By Jane Feather -
France and England, 1794-1795. Lady Hermione Fanshawe and William Ducasse, Viscount St. Aubery, meet in jail and put themselves in grave danger as ...Read Review
By Rebecca DeMarino -
New York, 1653. The Hortons are well-established on Long Island now, and this second novel in a series continues their story. They are friendly ...Read Review
By Douglas Nicholas -
Northern England, 1215. In this third of a series (after Something Red and The Wicked), travelling musicians Maeve, Nemain, Jack, and Hob are again ...Read Review
By Connie Monk -
This British family saga begins in the 1950s and follows the Marchand family from Peter and Zina’s tenth wedding anniversary, until the ...Read Review
By Lori Benton -
In 1757 when Fort William Henry falls to the French and Indians, Major Reginald Aubrey switches his dead newborn for a live Native American ...Read Review
By Beth White -
Mobile, Alabama, 1776. Young Creole beauty Lyse Lanier meets handsome, foppish, Rafe Gonzalez. Rafe is Spanish, at a time when Spain’s political position ...Read Review
By Iona Grey -
This English love story intertwines the lives of Stella Thorne and Dan Rosinski in World War II, and Jess Moran and Will Holt ...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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