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By Gwen Bristow -
Two women meet in a village of 900 people in 1848 California. Kendra reluctantly accompanies her stepfather, who is an army officer assigned to what ...Read Review
By Janet Fox -
This gentle young adult story by a debut novelist is a refreshing change from the dark, often violent and highly sensual tales in ...Read Review
By Richard Vetere -
Inspired by real events and people in early 17th-century Rome, this novel follows the exploits of young painter Mario Minitti, temptress Fillide Meladrone, ...Read Review
By Victoria Hammond -
The year is 1590; the setting rich with art, magnificent architecture, lavish costumes. Yet all is not right in Denmark… or, as it so ...Read Review
By Mike Yorkey - By Tricia Goyer -
Imagine yourself in 1944 Switzerland, literally surrounded by a bloody war. Hitler’s Gestapo is tracking down enemies of the Reich, and Swiss heroine ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
In this 17th book in the Daisy Dalrymple series of mysteries, the always curious wife of Scotland Yard detective Alec Fletcher delves into ...Read Review
By Ed. - By Michael Kurland -
This collection of new short stories is inspired by the premise that Sherlock Holmes, at least once but possibly more frequently, set foot ...Read Review
By Derek Wilson -
Biographer and novelist Derek Wilson isn’t new to the game of whisking readers off to distant times to focus on famous historical ...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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