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By Carol Wright Crigger -
In turn-of-the-century Spokane, China Bohannon works as the bookkeeper in the Doyle & Howe Detective Agency, co-owned by her uncle, Montgomery Howe. Her ...Read Review
By Lisa M. Wayman -
Irena, the main character in Lisa Wayman’s debut work of fiction, Longing for Home, is living a variation of the same experience ...Read Review
By Nicky Hansell -
This novel uses a quirky and original idea: a dead Nietzsche, discussing great philosophers with a travel companion. The book is written in ...Read Review
By Janet Woods -
She, the daughter of a poor parson, has unexpectedly inherited a fortune; he has just inherited an earldom encumbered with debt and he ...Read Review
By Carla Baku -
The many heartbreaks of human trafficking and the systematic racism on which many American frontier towns were built form the backdrop of the ...Read Review
By Paul Goldberg -
The Yid is a black comedy set during the anti-Semitic Doctors’ Plot of 1953, a ruthless pogrom that nearly sealed Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’...Read Review
By Christian Cameron -
The fifth novel in Christian Cameron’s Long War series set in ancient Greece begins after the gates of Thermopylae have fallen. With ...Read Review
By Deborah Lutz -
This unusual biography of the Brontës links some of their well-known and personal items, weaving them into both their personal and writing ...Read Review
By Elif Shafak -
Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)
When Jahan runs away from his overbearing father and boards a ship bound for Istanbul, he finds a baby white elephant on board, ...Read Review
By Alan Gold - By Mike Jones -
In 2007, Bilal, a young Palestinian tries to blow up the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. Bilal is seriously injured in his unsuccessful attempt. He ...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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