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By Francine Mathews -
It is the summer of 1940 in Paris, and the Germans are beginning their invasion. Sally King, an American model for the House of ...Read Review
By Virginia Baker -
The movie Time After Time, released in 1979, purported that Jack the Ripper stole H.G. Wells’s time machine and went to the 20...Read Review
By Betina Krahn -
Krahn’s second in her Book series (following The Book of the Seven Delights) puts a feminist spin on the adventure tales in ...Read Review
By M.J. Zellnik -
Second in the new mystery series featuring Libby Seale, seamstress with a secret in 19th-century Portland, Oregon, this outing finds Libby at the ...Read Review
By R.D. Snowcroft -
It’s hard to imagine a time when box office numbers for the weekend didn’t dominate Monday’s news and movie stars’ ...Read Review
By Alice Duncan -
In 1926, Mercy Allcutt has traded in her Boston blueblood life for life in Los Angeles with her sister and brother-in-law, where she ...Read Review
By Marion Chesney -
The fourth installment in this post-Edwardian mystery series finds Lady Rose Summer and Captain Harry Cathcart still pretending to be engaged to spare ...Read Review
By Matthew Pearl -
Baltimore lawyer and Poe admirer Quentin Clark has a promising law practice and, after shaking off his cluelessness regarding women, a beautiful ...Read Review
By Rosemary Martin -
Richmond native Bebe Bennett continues her love affair with New York and her dreams of a love affair with her boss, Bradley, ...Read Review
By Ruth Ryan Langan -
In 1885, during a rough crossing from Ireland to the United States, Lana Dunleavy made a promise to her best friend, Siobhan Riley, ...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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