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By Laurie Loewenstein -
In August 1917, the traveling Chautauqua assembly is filling tents all over the Midwest with programs designed to edify and entertain small-town audiences. Marian ...Read Review
By Graham Ison -
1915. With England in the midst of war, Detective Inspector Ernest Hardcastle gets pulled from the streets of London into an international investigation. A ...Read Review
By Charles Finch -
Member of Parliament Charles Lenox is always on the run between sessions but, in spite of a myriad of other responsibilities, when his ...Read Review
By Mary Jo Putney -
Sarah Clarke-Townsend, out for a drive with her pregnant twin, Mariah, the Duchess of Ashton, overhears men plotting to kidnap a duchess. Quick-thinking ...Read Review
By Jojo Moyes -
France, 1916. The Kommandant of the German soldiers who occupy the village of St. Péronne is a cultured man, but he’s capable ...Read Review
By Mirko Bonné -
In 1914, in spite of impending war, King George V gives the go-ahead for Irishman Sir Ernest Shackleton, expedition commander on the ship Endurance, ...Read Review
By Sally Spencer -
1916. After an incident in which Sam Blackstone is (probably) set up, he is on the run like an ordinary criminal. The only way ...Read Review
By Freda Lightfoot -
She was once “a leader of fashion, the doyenne of Drury Lane… the adored mistress of a royal prince,” but when Mary Robinson ...Read Review
By Bill Cheng -
Cheng’s impressive debut is a journey along the back roads of Southern history, at a time—the ‘20s and ‘30s—when it ...Read Review
By Rebecca Campbell -
The Paradise Engine is the story of a theatre haunted by souls a century apart as each approaches the end of an era. ...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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