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By Susie Finkbeiner -
A Song of Home is the third and last in Finkbeiner’s series of inspirational novels featuring Pearl Spence. Eleven-year-old Pearl narrates her ...Read Review
By Amanda Allen -
Santa Fe Mourning is the promising start to a new series. It is set in the 1920s when losses from the First World ...Read Review
By C.W. Wendelboe -
Wendelboe has written a highly atmospheric Western detective story. Set in the Oklahoma Dust Bowl in the Great Depression, its protagonist is U....Read Review
By Marcus Galloway -
Galloway’s con man, Professor Henry Whiteoak, makes his second appearance in this 19th-century Western. I was a huge fan of Book One (...Read Review
By Tracey J. Lyons -
Second in Lyons’ Adirondack Pinkerton series and set in 1892, the book begins with Lily Handland turning in her resignation as a Pinkerton agent. ...Read Review
By Will Thomas -
Old Scores is ninth in Thomas’s excellent Victorian-era series featuring enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant, Thomas Llewelyn. The Japanese are ...Read Review
By Charles Todd -
Armistice Day brings no peace to nurse Bess Crawford. In the waning days of the Great War, she nursed a patient, Captain Alan ...Read Review
By Caro Soles -
Author Caro Soles notes in the foreword that this is not the story of famed Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky but of his friend, ...Read Review
By Maia Chance -
Down-on-her luck widow Lola Woodby has been working to keep herself and her erstwhile cook turned business partner, Berta Lundgren, in gin and ...Read Review
By C.S. TAYLOR -
Nadya’s War is the rare WWII tale that focuses on the Soviets as allies and even rarer in that its protagonist is ...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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