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By Jill Eileen Smith -
Bestselling biblical fiction author Jill Eileen Smith breathes new life into the story of Queen Esther, the titular Star of Persia, by steeping ...Read Review
By Roseanna M. White -
In the shadowy world of Room 40, England’s brightest minds work tirelessly to crack German intelligence that could give a strategic edge during ...Read Review
By Eliza Casey -
If the idea of solving mysteries while living on a sprawling Elizabethan estate with secret passages sounds appealing, this may be the book ...Read Review
By Valerie Fraser Luesse -
Life is much slower along the Loop in Shelby County, Alabama, as residents come together in hard times offering help and healing in ...Read Review
By Judy McCrosky -
In this introspective reimagining of Pride and Prejudice, Miss Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy’s romance is entirely unsuitable in the eyes ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Camrianne “Camri” Coulter is trying to find her missing brother, Caleb, a law attorney. Suspecting foul play, Camri enlists the help of new ...Read Review
By Mandy Mikulencak -
Set in the fictitious Greenmount State Penitentiary in Louisiana during the 1930s-1950s, the novel shows, from the perspective of a prison cook ...Read Review
By Caroline Preston -
Preston, author of the acclaimed scrapbook novel The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt, delivers again with her second foray into this niche genre, presenting ...Read Review
By Karen Witemeyer -
Amos Bledsoe is an atypical Western hero, more likely to ride to the rescue on a bicycle than a white horse, but it’...Read Review
By Nancy Campbell Allen -
In this Regency romance, broken-hearted Sophia Elliot would like to get as far away from Anthony Blake, the Earl of Wilshire, as possible ...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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