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By Anne O Carelli -
When Lily’s grandmother, Collette, has to be evacuated from her nursing home in Queens due to superstorm Sandy, Collette demands that Lily ...Read Review
By Jonathan Auxier -
Set during the Victorian age in London, when the vast majority of chimney sweeps were children, Nan Sparrow pulls the reader along in ...Read Review
By Rena Rossner -
Two sisters are raised in a cottage near a remote Ukrainian village. Liba is husky and dark-skinned, like her father. Laya’s features ...Read Review
By Elaine Violette -
This novel is set in Connecticut in 1850, right after the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Law allowing slave catchers to travel anywhere in ...Read Review
By Meg Waite Clayton -
Although other stories of Ernest Hemingway abound, this tale told in first-person narrative by wife number three, Martha Gellhorn, explores her life as ...Read Review
By Mariah Fredericks -
Set amidst the extravagance of 1910 New York City, where moneyed families lived in fear of scandal, this is a story of two deaths. ...Read Review
By Candace Fleming -
Based on a true story, this historical novel tells a fascinating story of a German shepherd raised as a fierce police dog in ...Read Review
By Liz Freeland -
Murder in Greenwich Village is the first book in a new mystery series featuring Louise Faulk as the first woman to eventually become ...Read Review
By Alison Layland (trans.) - By Mina Baites -
This novel spans multiple generations, numerous geographic locations, and two world wars, all tied together by an exquisite silver music box. The early ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
Set against the backdrop of the Tuscan hills of Italy, this story is told through dual narrators. One is Hugo Langley, a British ...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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