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By Anna Lee Huber -
Huber delivers her latest installment in The Lady Darby Mysteries with this finely crafted novel set in London of 1831. Lady Kiera Darby, now ...Read Review
By Victoria Thompson -
“All he ever talks about is milk.” Thus Sarah Malloy hears the first of many complaints about Clarence Pritchard, the neighborhood dairyman in 1899 ...Read Review
By Robin Lloyd -
Robin Lloyd is famous as an Emmy award-winning television and print journalist who covered the White House during the Reagan and Bush administrations. ...Read Review
By Alexandra Maldwyn-Davis (trans.) - By Alice Quinn -
This Belle Époque mystery, first published in France, is now translated and available through AmazonCrossing. It features the dual protagonists, Lola Deslys, a ...Read Review
By Robert Olen Butler -
Autumn 1915. As the novel opens, even though Americans are not yet fighting in the European trenches, they are nevertheless crossing the Atlantic as ...Read Review
By Jennifer Ashley -
The second in Jennifer Ashley’s Below Stairs Mystery series, Scandal Above Stairs opens in 1881 as our sleuth, experienced cook Kat Holloway, works ...Read Review
By Kristin Harmel -
After American Ruby Henderson marries Frenchman Marcel Benoit, they settle in Paris in 1939. Instead of newlywed bliss, they face Nazi invasion and occupation. ...Read Review
By Barb Warner Deane -
Though many novels have been written about the exploits of the American military in World War II, few provide an intimate picture of ...Read Review
By Kerry Postle -
Vienna, 1907. At age twelve, the fatherless Wally Neuzil finds herself in Vienna with her frail mother and two sisters. She is led to ...Read Review
By Sara Sheridan -
1823, Valparaiso, Chile. The novel’s opening highlights the journey of widowed author, Maria Graham, and follows her to Brazil, where she encounters Captain ...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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