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By Catherine Jinks -
Orphan Jem lives in Victorian London in the good old days, when children were cheap labor and, if unwary, food for the monstrous ...Read Review
By Daniel Torday -
Elijah Goldstein, in his mid-teens in the 1980s, idolizes his uncle, Poxl West, a broad-shouldered war hero who flew for the Royal Air ...Read Review
By Mary Sharnick -
Eleven-year-old Orla Gwen Gleason lives in St. Suplice, Louisiana, during the upheaval of the Civil Rights era. She’s fatherless; her mother is ...Read Review
By Andrew Taylor -
Published 2015Published 2016
‘Say nothing. Not a word to anyone. Whatever you see. Whatever you hear.’ That warning begins The Silent Boy, where, in 1792, in the ...Read Review
By Kelly Romo -
Whistling Women begins as Addie Bates, 32, who lives in a nudist colony in northern California in the mid-1930s, learns that her days ...Read Review
By Dario Fo -
Lucrezia Borgia was Pope Alexander VI’s daughter. One of the most famous women in history, she was the beautiful victim of her ...Read Review
By E. Knight -
This is the story of Lady Katherine Grey, sister of Lady Jane Grey, the doomed queen who perched on the throne for nine ...Read Review
By Jeanne Lyet Gassman -
Demetrios, 18, lives in 1st-century Judea, a time and place roiling with different cultures, religions, and change. He’s seen nothing but bad luck ...Read Review
By Marius Gabriel -
Isobel fiercely mothered her sisters Chiara and Felicity when the three British girls were orphaned, not caring what the world thought. Now that ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
In this, the 21st installment of her bestselling Victorian-era William Monk series, the Thames River Policeman’s wife, Hester Monk, is back 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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