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By Chris Eaton -
Camille Saint-Saëns believed that the symphony he finished in 1886 was the best he could compose. “What I have here accomplished,” he said ...Read Review
By Peg Kingman -
When published in 1844, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation was an instant success; its first edition sold out within days. It was ...Read Review
By Samantha Grosser -
Toby Chyrche has little in the way of legacy from his father, except for a book in a language he cannot understand and ...Read Review
By Sterling Watson -
Tom Stall is thrust into the middle of an investigation by the Florida state legislature’s Johns Committee. As the new acting chairman ...Read Review
By Boris Akunin -
Wishing to cast off her humble rural Siberian upbringing, Masha Mironova transforms herself into the daring Columbine, a young woman searching for love ...Read Review
By Claire North -
Physician William Abbey is cursed by the mother of a Zulu boy who is beaten until bone from his broken arm protrudes from ...Read Review
By Anne Easter Smith -
Murderer. Usurper. Hunchback. Richard III is one of the most vilified monarchs in historical memory. Fourth in line for the York English throne, ...Read Review
By Chip Jacobs -
Pasadena’s Colorado Street Bridge was a marvel of its time. Built in 1913, it was the tallest concrete bridge and the first curvilinear ...Read Review
By D. M. Quincy -
Wendela Pike is shot to death in front of the Covent Garden opera theater as private detective Atlas Catesby is helping his escort, ...Read Review
By Sid Balman Jr. -
Four generations of two families from a small Texas town interact across time, beginning in 1948 and continuing to the 2000s, as well as ...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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