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By Gita Trelease -
Set in 1789 in Paris and Versailles, Enchantée mixes the French Revolution, a well-developed female main character, and magic to charm readers in ...Read Review
By Julia Fine -
What Should Be Wild intertwines stories of several women, spanning millennia, all part of the Blakeley family—women connected by tragic lives in ...Read Review
By Simon Beaufort -
In London in 1882, Alec Lonsdale, a reporter for the Pall Mall Gazette, stumbles upon a house fire and investigates in hopes of a ...Read Review
By E. C. Ambrose -
Elisha Daemon is the fifth and final book in the Dark Apostle series, set in a fantasy version of 14th-century England and Europe. ...Read Review
By R.S. Belcher -
“The best you could hope for were good charts, good memories, maps of love, family and friendship to help you find your course ...Read Review
By Scott Oden -
This novel creates a rich, grim fantasy world made from Norse, Anglo-Saxon and Celtic myth with strands of Tolkien. Obscure names and references ...Read Review
By Leanna Renee Hieber -
This reprint of the prequel to Hieber’s Strangely Beautiful series weaves Greek mythology into a supernatural Victorian England and Cairo. The novel ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
Fourth in her Cornish mystery series, Buried in the Country takes place in the loosely delineated 1960s-70s—the modern world, but one ...Read Review
By Frances Brody -
Published 2015Published 2017
This, the seventh in Brody’s Kate Shackleton series, offers classic, English-countryside, cozy-mystery enjoyment. Kate, WWI widow and enquiry agent, aims for a ...Read Review
By Tasha Alexander -
This is the eleventh in Alexander’s Lady Emily mystery series set in the Victorian era. Lady Emily goes to Athens and then ...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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