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By Connilyn Cossette -
1367 BCE. Widowed and childless, Tirzah has a fire inside her to help the Hebrew people. She secretly trains with her brother and is ...Read Review
By Kimberly Duffy -
“You are who you are for a reason.” 1885. Nora Shipley is infuriated by what her stepfather has done to her father’s journal. ...Read Review
By Cindy Anstey -
July 1834. After receiving a desperate letter, Sophia Thompson rushes to her cousin Daphne’s side. One year prior, Daphne’s brother was murdered. ...Read Review
By Beth White -
Mississippi, 1870. After the Daughtry sisters learn they’ve been left a saloon, Aurora makes plans to convert it into a boardinghouse. With one ...Read Review
By Ella Joy Olsen - By Eva Kaminsky (narrator) - By Gerard Doyle (narrator) -
Early 1900s, New York. What’s bigger news than the Titanic’s sinking? Finding Darwin’s missing link. Birdie’s family plans to ...Read Review
By Johanna Wittenberg -
Norway, 9th century. Asa is only 15 when her father and brother are murdered by the vicious warlord Gudrod. She is forced from her ...Read Review
By Elsa Hart -
It’s 1703, and Sir Barnaby Mayne is the proud owner of the most extensive and envied collection of curiosities. Cecily Kay arrives in ...Read Review
By Jonathan Michael Heilig -
Born in 1590 on the same day as the future sultan, Kismet is raised by his grandfather in the slums of Istanbul. Due to ...Read Review
By Katherine Addison -
London, 1880. In this historical fantasy world, there are angels, werewolves, hell hounds, and vampires registered throughout London. However, the worst monster of all ...Read Review
By Tina Jimin Walton -
Korea, 1895. Ji-nah believes something very wrong is happening, but she can’t fit the pieces together. After a long absence, her guardian abruptly ...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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