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By Kerri Maniscalco -
Hunting Prince Dracula is the second in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco. In this installment, Audrey Rose Wadsworth and ...Read Review
By Melodie Winawer -
In her debut novel, Winawer scratches one of my literary itches: plague! There is rather a shortage of decent novels about the Black ...Read Review
By Amalia Carosella -
This dual-timeline novel follows the stories of two women: Freydis, daughter of Erik the Red in early 11th-century Iceland; and Emma Moretti, modern ...Read Review
By Claire Cameron -
The Last Neanderthal is necessary commentary on the topics of feminism, motherhood, and gender, topics that have been dogging women literally since the ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
This Georgian-era romance is about Hamish MacHugh, ex-soldier of the Napoleonic Wars and reluctant, newly minted Duke of Murdoch; and Megan Windham, daughter ...Read Review
By Barbara Barnett -
In Victorian England, apothecary Gaelan Erceldoune, whose knowledge comes from a mysterious manuscript passed down through his family for generations, is viewed with ...Read Review
By Alison Goodman -
Picking up the narrative in 1812, just a few weeks after the end of the preceding book, The Dark Days Pact jumps right back ...Read Review
By Amanda Carmack -
Murder at Fontainebleau is the fifth installment of Carmack’s Elizabethan Mysteries. The novel opens just after the death of Kate Haywood’s ...Read Review
By Eric Shaw Quinn -
The Prince’s Psalm is, simply put, the story of the biblical David, who slew Goliath; and Jonathan, eldest son of King Saul. ...Read Review
By Fiona Veitch Smith -
The Jazz Files was a book that I offered to review because it sounded somewhat intriguing, and I felt like I ought 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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