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By Pitchaya Sudbanthad -
In 23 loosely connected short stories, this time-fluid novel weaves in and out of people’s lives, around and through time from the 19th ...Read Review
By Susan Beckham Zurenda -
Cousins Delia and Eli grow up in a small town in South Carolina during the ´60s and ´70s. The book opens in 1978 when ...Read Review
By Deborah Swift -
Céline and Fred are newlyweds building their life on the Channel Island of Jersey when WWII and the threat of German occupation ...Read Review
By Mary Monroe -
This final book in the Neighbor trilogy continues the story of two black couples Odell and Joyce, and Milton and Yvonne in 1930s ...Read Review
By Nancy Jensen -
The internment of German immigrants in America during WWII is not a story often told. In 1941 we meet Otto, Nina, and their two ...Read Review
By Charlie Garratt -
This mystery, first in a series set in 1938 England, dramatically opens with a hanging that is chillingly narrated by Inspector James Given. He ...Read Review
By Janet MacLeod Trotter -
This first book in the Raj Hotel series tells of four friends from Scotland, Esmie, Lydia, Tom, and Harold, who move to India ...Read Review
By Mary-Rose MacColl -
In 1920, following WWI, Edward, Prince of Wales, tours Australia. Maddie, Rupert, and Helen are part of his personal staff. Seventeen-year-old Maddie Bright is ...Read Review
By Gemma Liviero -
Rudy Watts and his mother live in England’s Lake District at the family home, Lakeland Manor. It is 1922, his oldest brother Edgar ...Read Review
By Kim Taylor Blakemore -
“Count the bodies. One. Two. Three if we count Mary Dawson. Four if we count my Ned…” Thus begins this atmospheric, gothic novel ...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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