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By Jonathan Rabb -
In 1947, Yitzhak Goldah, a 31-year-old Holocaust survivor, resettles in Savannah under government assistance with his Jewish relatives. There, he joins the family shoe-manufacturing ...Read Review
By Susan Moger -
In 1922 New York, a teenage girl contracts polio. Her father sends her to a carnival troupe, where she performs plays advocating the danger ...Read Review
By Lindsay Hatton -
In 1940 California, a philandering, middle-aged biologist rapes a 15-year-old girl, and she falls in love with him. The heroine, Margot Fiske, works for ...Read Review
By Gabriele Goldstone -
In 1931 Russia, Stalin’s ruthless machine catches an innocent family of poor farmers in its iron grip.The father is reported as anti-Communist, ...Read Review
By Stephan A. Silva -
An Italian fighter pilot is shot down in North Africa. He needs to get back to Tobruk to rejoin the fight against the ...Read Review
By Robert H. Patton -
A rat-bastard misogynist of a sleazy musician comes into some money when he marries the dumpy daughter of a wealthy businessman. He has ...Read Review
By Adam Slutsky - By Pat Croce -
A teenage boy in 1685 England inherits a mysterious box that takes three keys to open. He only has one, and he can’t ...Read Review
By Steve Anderson -
It’s Germany in 1946. Americans, Russians, refugees, and ex-Nazis try to survive the post-war turmoil. In the middle of this chaos, an American ...Read Review
By Michael E. Haskew -
Two hundred and forty pages is perfect for the story of Appomattox. Shelby Foote gave it about a hundred, but Mr. Foote had ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
Miriam Hastings, a nursing student, is an intern at a North Dakota hospital. She can’t decide if she should return to her ...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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