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By Suzanne Arruda -
American Jade del Cameron returns in her sixth mystery set in Africa in the 1920s. She misses Sam Featherstone, who believed that she ...Read Review
By Larry Karp -
The Ragtime Fool concludes Karp’s trilogy of mysteries featuring the influence of Scott Joplin. The first, The Ragtime Kid, introduced Brun Campbell, ...Read Review
By Darren Craske -
The Equivoque Principle promises to be the first in the Cornelius Quaint Chronicles. Quaint is the ringmaster of Dr. Marvello’s Travelling Circus, ...Read Review
By Megan Chance -
Prima Donna is the story of 19th-century opera singer Sabine Conrad and how she went from stardom in New York City to life ...Read Review
By Charles Todd -
Todd (the pseudonym for a mother-son writing team) departs from the Inspector Ian Rutledge series in this engrossing mystery featuring World War I ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
Sixth in Willig’s series featuring present day academic Eloise Kelly researching the exploits of aristocratic English spies in the Napoleonic era, this ...Read Review
By Suzanne Arruda -
1920s heroine Jade del Cameron returns in her fifth mystery set in Africa. Independent Jade is mulling over a marriage proposal from her ...Read Review
By Joseph Kanon -
Published 2009Published 2010
In 1945 Hollywood, the end of World War II, while cause for rejoicing, also ushered in the beginning of the Communist witch hunts. Ben ...Read Review
By Jennifer Niven -
In 1933, when she is ten years old, Velva Jean Hart is saved for the first time. And she is “saved” with the full ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
Commander Thomas Kydd, RN, is determined to once again sally forth to protect England from the threat of Napoleonic France. In this tenth ...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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