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By Nick Arvin -
Poor Henry Phipps is a young boy whose mother is accidentally killed when the roof of their hovel falls in upon her. He ...Read Review
By Ann Parker -
The body of a musician washes ashore upon the banks of San Francisco’s Mission Creek Bay in November 1881. Inez Stannert, manager of ...Read Review
By Robin Lloyd -
In January 1863, a storm forces American captain Everett Townsend to sail his ship reluctantly into the Port of Havana. Before arriving there, he ...Read Review
By Gregory Harris -
In Victorian London, several prostitutes are found murdered and viciously gutted. Detective Colin Pendragon, along with his trusted companion Ethan Pruitt, is called ...Read Review
By Eliot Pattison -
In 1768, the English merchant ship Arcturus, arriving from London, explodes in Boston harbor, killing 37 men on board. Upon examination of the destroyed vessel ...Read Review
By William Gear -
This is a saga of the Hancock family of Arkansas during and immediately after the Civil War. The father and Butler, one of ...Read Review
By Philip K. Allan -
During the 1790s, fighting between England and France on the Atlantic become continuous battles. At this time, HMS Agrius, captained by Percy Follett ...Read Review
By Nathaniel Rich -
New Orleans comes alive in 1918: the Great War is over; the musical sound of jazz is heard in many of the clubs and ...Read Review
By Candace Simar -
Young Ryker Landstad lives on a small farm in Minnesota. Attacked by the Sioux, his mother and his little sister are kidnapped while ...Read Review
By T. Owen O’Connor -
When the Civil War ends, some veterans, called “Angels” by the author, settle in North County in the Northwest to raise horses. White ...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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