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By Alice Degan -
Harriet Spencer and Elsa Nordqvist, college roommates in 1925 Toronto, are at the beach when they meet Peverell ‘Peachy’ Peacham and Christopher ‘Kit’ Underhill. ...Read Review
By Caren J. Werlinger -
During the Potato Famine, an Irish farmer sells his daughters Orla and Caitriona N. Faolain, to an English landowner to serve as indentured ...Read Review
By Edward Swanson -
A historical adventure centered on an old legend buttressed by rumors and discovered artifacts. The unlikely, but trustingly enmeshed trio of Alvord Rawn, ...Read Review
By Don E. Phelps -
In this coming-of-age tale of a youngster involved in the burgeoning interpersonal conflicts among the politically-divided Mohawk Valley inhabitants and a solider in ...Read Review
By Thomas Macy -
Against her parents’ wishes Ann, a native of Rochester, New York, leaves home with a man she believes she will marry. Abandoned instead, ...Read Review
By Gerald LaSalle -
The story of this unusual book follows the trials of a family who settled in the Pacific Northwest when indigenous northern Indian tribes ...Read Review
By Lars D. H. Hedbor -
Robert Harris, a blacksmith living in a town facing takeover by the British and Hessian troops because of the growing revolt in the ...Read Review
By E. Michael Helms -
Calvin Hogue, cub reporter at the St. Andrew Pilot in St. Andrew, Florida, is assigned to cover the Malburn family reunion. This dull-sounding ...Read Review
By Dawn Harris -
The main protagonist is the daughter of a member of the landed aristocracy on the Isle of Wight, a landowner who has recently ...Read Review
By Larry C. Kerr -
In this fictional account of the building and use of the Confederate ‘submarine,’ Kerr portrays the South as dying as a result of ...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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