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By Shelley Freydont -
This is the second in an historical mystery series set in Newport, Rhode Island during the Gilded Age and featuring Deanna Randolph, a ...Read Review
By Eleanor Kuhns -
This is the fourth in a series featuring 18th century traveling weaver Will Rees. During his travels, Will stops in Salem, Massachusetts to ...Read Review
By Mary Miley -
Silent Murders is the second mystery featuring vaudeville performer Leah Randall. It’s 1925, and Leah, now calling herself Jessie Beckett, has moved to ...Read Review
By Christine Trent -
This is the second in a historical mystery series featuring Violet Harper, a female undertaker in Victorian London. In this installment, Violet has ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
In 2009, Julia Conley is an unemployed equity research analyst in New York City who is not sure what she wants to do with ...Read Review
By Erika Robuck -
This novel, set in the 1930s in upstate New York, tells the story of the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Laura Kelly, ...Read Review
By Beth Ann Fennelly - By Tom Franklin -
Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly tell the story of a historic catastrophe, the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, through the eyes of people ...Read Review
By Sarah R. Shaber -
This is the third in a series featuring Louise Pearlie, a young widow who works at the OSS in 1940s Washington, DC. Louise, ...Read Review
By James Runcie -
This is the second in a series set in the late 1950s and early 1960s in Grantchester, England, featuring Canon Sidney Chambers. Kudos ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Madox Roberts -
This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1930 and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The story is set in 18...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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