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By Nisi Shawl -
Nisi Shawl has created an exciting new perspective on the steampunk genre by choosing a less familiar corner of the Victorian British Empire ...Read Review
By Eva Wiseman -
In this YA historical fantasy, one of Wiseman’s teenaged narrators is an ibbur, a figure described in Hebrew kabbalistic writings as a ...Read Review
By Mary Robinette Kowal -
When Kowal’s popular and addictive Glamourist series came to an end, fans of her magic-enhanced Regency mystery/romance mourned, but they will ...Read Review
By Emma Donoghue -
Emma Donoghue follows up a series of triumphs – the bestselling psychological thriller Room (with its Academy-Award-nominated film adaptation) and the critically acclaimed Astray ...Read Review
By Laura Andersen -
Andersen brings her alternate history series (the linked Boleyn and Tudor Legacy trilogies) to a close in this exciting sixth volume. Queen Elizabeth ...Read Review
By Katherine Keenum -
Keenum’s ambitious first novel opens in 1878, when Jeanette Palmer, an aspiring artist, convinces her parents to send her to Paris to study. ...Read Review
By Paul Doherty -
Paul Doherty, prolific writer of historical mysteries, returns to the campaigns of Alexander the Great. The third in his series opens with the ...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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