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By Suzanne Arruda -
Third in the Jade del Cameron mystery series, this outing finds Jade, a photojournalist for The Traveler magazine, traveling in Morocco in 1920 ...Read Review
By Gerri Brightwell -
Brightwell has fashioned a multilayered, Upstairs Downstairs-type mystery that drew me in completely. When I finally paused to reflect, I realized it had ...Read Review
By Charles Todd -
Tenth in the Inspector Ian Rutledge series, A Pale Horse finds Rutledge searching for a missing man in Berkshire, in whom the ...Read Review
By Deanna Raybourn -
Silent in the Sanctuary reacquaints the readers of Silent in the Grave with widowed Lady Julia Grey and the inscrutable Nicholas Brisbane. Summoned ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
Fourth in Willig’s mystery series featuring the exploits of English spies in the Napoleonic era, The Seduction of the Crimson Rose is ...Read Review
By Janice Graham -
The titular character is Veda Grenfell, daughter of a famed Victorian Savile Row tailor. Veda has inherited her father’s passion for making ...Read Review
By Kathryn Miller Haines -
In 1943, even in New York City, the heart of American theatre, acting jobs are scarce, so struggling actress Rose Winter works for private ...Read Review
By Belinda Starling -
Dora Damage has a name straight from Dickens, and in fact her tale would not be out of place in that author’s ...Read Review
By Diane Amos -
Outlaw Hearts suffers from what I’d like to term the Coincidence Plot (akin to movie critic Roger Ebert’s Idiot Plot, wherein ...Read Review
By Amy Myers -
Tom Wasp is one of the most engaging characters I’ve encountered in years. A Victorian chimney sweep and not ashamed to be ...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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