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By Dean Hughes -
The title of Dean Hughes’s latest YA novel about World War II refers to the US 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Fighting the ...Read Review
By Robert Littell -
In 2012, the celebrated spy-thriller novelist Littell published Young Philby, a deftly complex story about “Kim” Philby, the most notorious espionage agent of the 20...Read Review
By Christina Baker Kline -
When young Andrew Wyeth first met Christina Olson at the door of her Maine farmhouse in 1939, she was a middle-aged spinster suffering from ...Read Review
By Ron Hansen -
From his 1859 birth in the slums of New York’s Five Points to his violent death in New Mexico in 1881, William Henry McCarty, ...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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