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By Leonard Goldberg -
This is the second book in the Daughter of Sherlock Holmes mystery series, this time set in 1914. A top-secret document is stolen from ...Read Review
By Jennifer Lamont Leo -
When mysterious fainting spells send small-town girl Marjorie Corrigan to big-city Chicago for medical tests, she has no idea her life is about ...Read Review
By Francesca Melandri - By Katherine Gregor (trans.) -
Italy, 1963: Gerda comes from a poor family in the Alto Adige/South Tyrol region of Italy. At 16, she is sent off to work ...Read Review
By Chris Stewart -
Set in the Christmas season of 1944, Winter Sky follows the homeward journey of a Polish Resistant Movement fighter, Lucas. After a head wound ...Read Review
By Deborah Kalb - By Robert Lunsford (illus.) -
This is the story of a fifth-grade boy, Sam, and a magic hat. When Sam’s class is visiting Mt. Vernon, the boy ...Read Review
By Krys Kingston -
Rose is a teenage girl in late Victorian London, her father has died unexpectedly and her mother takes up a position as housekeeper ...Read Review
By John B. Kachuba -
New England, 1675: The body of the Christian Indian John Sassamon is discovered in frozen Assawompset Pond. The eventual trial of three natives for ...Read Review
By Thomas Mullen -
In 1948, the city of Atlanta hires its first African-American police officers. Although uniformed and armed, the eight new officers find they are still ...Read Review
By Sjόn -
In 1918, the world is in turmoil. WWI wreaks its havoc in Europe, and the Spanish flu is devastating communities around the world. Distant ...Read Review
By Kathleen Burkinshaw -
During the Greater East Asian War, known in the west as World War II, 12-year-old Yuriko lives with her father in Hiroshima. She ...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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