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By Scott Oden -
Memnon of the island of Rhodes lived from 375 to 333 BC. Although of Greek heritage, he supported the Persian Great King both in peace ...Read Review
By Wayne D. Overholser -
It is 1876, and people are moving west. Small towns are springing up everywhere. Bill Lang, hired as a gunman to enforce open ...Read Review
By Faye Turner -
This book is second in a series that tells the story of the events surrounding, and people involved with, the birth of Alexander ...Read Review
By Tim Champlin -
It is 1878. Dan Mora, a fifty-eight-year-old prospector, and his unlikely comrade, Quanto, a Tarahumara Indian, discover more than gold in the desert of ...Read Review
By Michael Drinkard -
Salt, a Yankee hemp farmer, lives in New York with his wife, a teenage son and his Tory father-in-law. The American Revolution comes ...Read Review
By Broos Campbell -
It is 1799, and the young American navy is faced with challenges on the high seas – both from Great Britain, who tries to impress ...Read Review
By Michael Aye -
The year is 1775. As the book opens, Captain Gilbert Anthony’s dying father, the famous “Fighting James Anthony,” retired Vice Admiral of the ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
Set in Texas after the American Civil War, Brush Country is an omnibus of two classic novels written in the 1960s by Elmer ...Read Review
By John Wilcox -
The year is 1880. Simon Fonthill and his sidekick, “352” Jenkins, are preparing to leave India and return to England when they receive a plea ...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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