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By James R. Benn -
This is the eleventh in Benn’s Billy Boyle mystery series set during WWII. “Uncle Ike” drops Billy behind enemy lines just as ...Read Review
By Anna Lee Huber -
As Death Draws Near, set in 1831 in England and Ireland, is the fifth (or sixth if you count a novella) in Huber’s ...Read Review
By Paul Vidich -
Set in Washington, DC in 1953, this spy thriller depicts the CIA against the backdrop of the Cold War and McCarthyism. Killed agents and ...Read Review
By Shelley Freydont -
In A Gilded Grave, Shelley Freydont creates an entertaining murder mystery set amidst the lavish wealth and Victorian strictures of Newport, Rhode Island ...Read Review
By Vanessa MacLellan -
Three Great Lies starts in modern Egypt, with a tourist named Jeannette enticed to a newly uncovered tomb. Once there, she tumbles through ...Read Review
By Kristina McMorris -
The Edge of Lost opens on Alcatraz in 1937, with an elusive prologue describing a moment from an apparent escape attempt. The prologue ends ...Read Review
By V.E. Schwab -
Magic, in Schwab’s fantasy novel, is a mixed blessing. Too much magic and the world self-destructs, too little and life washes out ...Read Review
By India Edghill -
This is a sprawling tale that, despite the title, is as much about two men, Daniel and Hegai, as it is about queens. ...Read Review
By Gary Corby -
Gary Corby has delivered another delightful mystery set in Classical Greece. He combines intriguing historical details with a dry sense of humor. Nicolaos ...Read Review
By Aline Ohanesian -
“And if he is Turkish, what does that mean? Is he the prodigal son of a democratic republic or a descendant of genocide ...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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