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By Lauren Willig -
In The Summer Country, Lauren Willig transports readers to 19th-century Barbados with two alternating storylines. Emily Dawson, a vicar’s daughter, arrives in ...Read Review
By Jeffrey Archer -
Having completed his Clifton Chronicles, Jeffrey Archer returns this year with a stand-alone novel, Heads You Win. Archer’s latest book explores the ...Read Review
By Aimie K. Runyan -
Girls on the Line brings to light the World War I Hello Girls. These American women served in the U.S. army as ...Read Review
By Olivia Hawker -
In 1942 Germany, the Nazis force Anton Starzmann, a former Franciscan monk, to leave his monastery and return to the life of a layperson. ...Read Review
By Alli Sinclair -
After helping with the war effort in Brisbane, in 1948 Rosie Stanton returns to her family’s struggling sugar cane farm in rural Queensland, ...Read Review
By Karen Harper -
Before Meghan Markle, another American woman became a duchess: Consuelo Vanderbilt. Born in 1877 to Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt, Consuelo led a life ...Read Review
By Jane Healey -
Jane Healey’s latest book is about the World War II Red Cross Clubmobile Girls, who risked their lives to boost the morale ...Read Review
By Juliet Blackwell -
In The Lost Carousel of Provence, Juliet Blackwell unravels the mystery of a forgotten carousel from Belle Époque-era France in three interweaving storylines. ...Read Review
By Matthew Turner -
In Sweden, Matthew Turner reveals a different side of the Vietnam War, specifically the fate of deserters in Japan. In 1968, the Vietnam War ...Read Review
By Barbara Taylor Bradford -
With Master of His Fate, Barbara Taylor Bradford begins her new House of the Falconer series, which takes place in late 19th– century ...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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