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By Carla Kelly -
This novel is Book 3 of The Spanish Brand, a new historical romance series by award-winning author Carla Kelly. Set in the 18th century ...Read Review
By Ian Weir -
After five years on the Continent, where he assisted military surgeon Alec Comrie during the Napoleonic Wars, nineteen-year-old Will Starling returns to London. ...Read Review
By Patrick Taylor -
It seems fitting that this book, a collection of connected short stories, is written by a physician, since it deals with both the ...Read Review
By Paul Bailey -
In a book review, Ambrose Bierce once wrote: “The covers of this book are too far apart.” That same criticism could be applied ...Read Review
By Ruth Rendell -
Fans of prolific and award-winning author Rendell will not be disappointed by her latest novel. On the outskirts of war-torn London in the 1940...Read Review
By Andrea Camilleri -
Camilleri, a bestselling author in Italy and Germany, is the author of the Inspector Montalbano mystery series and historical novels set in 19th-century ...Read Review
By Mark Dapin -
Published 2014Published c2013
At first blush this novel seems to be a coming-of-age story about 13-year-old David, who is dumped on his grandparents’ doorstep when his ...Read Review
By Johnny D. Boggs -
Spur Award winner Boggs is known for his fast-paced, exciting novels, and this latest novel, set in pre-Revolutionary War South Carolina, continues to ...Read Review
By Jenn Bennett -
In San Francisco, during the Roaring Twenties, Aida Palmer makes a living conjuring up the spirits of the dead at sold-out audiences in ...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
In 1919, young Kitty Weeks is fleeing her past and her abusive father. Forging her credentials, she secures a nursing position at Portis House, ...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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