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By Ethan J. Wolfe -
In September 1881, Chester A. Arthur is sworn in as President of the United States. Murphy, known as the Regulator, and who has served ...Read Review
By Stephen R. Harrigan -
During the 1830s, Springfield, Illinois, is a political hotbed for both Whig and Democratic politics. Abraham Lincoln, a young lawyer, is a Whig ...Read Review
By Paul Colt -
Ty Ledger, former sheriff of Cheyenne, Wyoming, is on the trail of Patch, a half-Indian serial killer who murdered Ledger’s wife and ...Read Review
By Peter Brandvold -
The first story is titled Stillman’s War and is written under the author’s own name, Peter Brandvold, while Blood Trail of ...Read Review
By Patrick Modiano -
This is a single-volume presentation of Patrick Modiano’s three short novels, originally published in the 1960s through 1972. La Place De L’Étoile, ...Read Review
By Ben Tyler -
Clint Ramsay works for the Underwood Detective Agency. In 1881, he travels to San Reale, Texas at the behest of his longtime friend and ...Read Review
By Thom Nicholson -
At the battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, General George Armstrong Custer begins his career as a leader of the Union cavalry. Lt. Colonel ...Read Review
By Wallace J. Swenson -
It is 1858, and Paul and Anna Steele and their family of five are living in a sod house near the town of Carlisle ...Read Review
By Eliot Pattison -
In the spring of 1765, the small community of Edentown, New York, led by Sarah Ramsey, is a quiet town segregated from colonial strife ...Read Review
By Tim Champlin -
Marc Charvein is a Wells Fargo express messenger working on the trains running near the Mexican border in 1887. A former lawman, Marc is ...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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