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By Jennifer Chiaverini -
As the fourth child of seven from her parents’ marriage, and with an additional nine half-siblings born from her father’s second marriage, ...Read Review
By Lisa Wingate -
Hannie Gossett is an eighteen-year old freed slave. In 1875 she finds herself caught up in the affairs of the Gossett family, on whose ...Read Review
By Tracey Enerson Wood -
In the tradition of many recent novels bringing to light the stories of forgotten women from America’s past, meet Emily Warren Roebling, ...Read Review
By Rebecca Rosenberg -
Rebecca Rosenberg, author of The Secret Life of Mrs. London, offers up a fascinating insight into another American woman of substance with Gold ...Read Review
By Melanie Benjamin -
Melanie Benjamin has a wonderful track record of finding lesser known characters and stories from history and bringing them to life in fiction. ...Read Review
By William Boyd -
Love is Blind is a love story that criss-crosses the globe in the last years of the 19th century and the early years ...Read Review
By Heidi Eljarbo -
When Clara Dahl returns to the small Norwegian coastal town she grew up in, she takes great pleasure in being reunited with old ...Read Review
By Paula McLain -
In Love and Ruin, Paula McLain returns to ground she has already covered very successfully in The Paris Wife: the life and loves ...Read Review
By Elizabeth J. Church -
All the Beautiful Girls tells the story of Lily Decker, a young Kansas girl who is the only member of her family to ...Read Review
By Laila Ibrahim -
The US Civil War is over, but in 1868 its aftereffects are still keenly felt. When Lisbeth Johnson is called back from Ohio to ...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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