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By Heather B. Moore -
Based on true events, The Paper Daughters of Chinatown is a fascinating novel, bringing to light the heroic efforts of the real-life savior, ...Read Review
By Peter Geye -
Though third in a series about the Eide family by Minnesota native Peter Geye, Northernmost is a standalone literary yet action-packed novel that ...Read Review
By Susie Orman Schnall -
We Came Here to Shine is a delightful novel of friendship, ambition, and resilience. Vivi Holden came to Hollywood with big aspirations, and ...Read Review
By Kristin Harmel -
The author of The Winemaker’s Wife has penned another phenomenal story set in France during World War II. The Book of Lost ...Read Review
By Mary Ellen Taylor -
Honeysuckle Season is an intriguing novel of secrets, loss and family. A wedding photography assignment turns out to be life-changing for a woman ...Read Review
By Jotham Burrello -
Fall River, Massachusetts is the setting for this novel that is as much about the town as it is about its people. The ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
If I Were You is a story of friendship, betrayal, class, and the desperate measures people take to survive in wartime. The story ...Read Review
By Julia Drosten -
This novel is a mesmerizing story of an orphaned little girl growing up in Vienna in the years before World War I. It ...Read Review
By Rita Woods -
This unique debut effortlessly blends historical fiction and fantasy in a story about perseverance and loss, mostly set in pre-Civil War times. In 1857, ...Read Review
By Pamela Binnings Ewen -
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel will always be known as an iconic symbol of couture and high-end perfume. In The Queen of Paris, the reader ...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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