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By Barbara Cleverly -
In her third lively Laetitia Talbot mystery, author Barbara Cleverly tosses her would-be archeologist into the mixing pot that was 1928 Athens—a city ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
Laurens’s racy Black Cobra novel (after The Elusive Bride, 2010) is set in Guernsey, ca. 1810-15. When lovely Linnet Trevassian, a powerful landowner, ...Read Review
By Darci Hannah -
Sara Stevenson, spoiled daughter of a wealthy lighthouse builder, gives her love to a common sailor; but, after promising to return to her ...Read Review
By Colleen Coble -
In the early 1900s, a spunky young woman called Addie lives in a lighthouse on a remote California island. She’s alone except ...Read Review
By Sheila Kohler -
In 1846, the educated but unworldly daughter of a Yorkshire clergyman begins writing a novel. It is not her first effort but the first ...Read Review
By Susan Sellers -
Published 2008Published 2009
In London between the wars, artist Vanessa Bell and her sister, the author Virginia Woolf, members of the influential Bloomsbury set, indulged in ...Read Review
By Madeline Hunter -
In Madeline Hunter’s first novels, the vivid language, believable characters, and complex plots brought 14th-century England to life. By Arrangement, By Possession, ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
In A Measure of Mercy, author Lauraine Snelling introduces a young woman who wants to be a doctor. Nothing unusual about that—today—...Read Review
By Rebecca Ann Collins -
Nothing has prepared Catherine or her daughter Lillian to see a black and smoldering ruin where an elegant house once stood. “Catherine gasped. ...Read Review
By Nicholas Nicastro -
This second volume of a trilogy on the life of the American naval hero, John Paul Jones, starts with his commission to the ...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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