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By Tucker Malarkey -
In 1947, Gemma Bastian makes a decision to leave London for Cairo upon receiving word of her father’s death. Charles was an archaeologist, ...Read Review
By Jane Jakeman -
In 1908 Revel Callender, an English lawyer, is living in Venice, taking time off to see all that Italy has to offer. An ...Read Review
By Harold Schechter -
In the latter months of 1845, Edgar Allan Poe was enjoying success as a writer; however, his finances were precarious. His young wife, ...Read Review
By Marjorie Eccles -
In 1910, Harriet Jardine and her siblings left their country manor after their mother’s disappearance and their father’s suicide. From an idyllic ...Read Review
By Amy Hassinger -
In 1877, nine-year-old Marie Dernanaud meets Bérenger Saunière on the eve of the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, at the saint’s ...Read Review
By Wesley Strick -
Harley Hayden was a bit player in Hollywood in the early ´40s. When the U.S. went to war, many of the male ...Read Review
By Mel Bradshaw -
Paul Shenstone returned to Toronto from the Great War and eventually rejoined the police force. He resolutely tried to forget his time in ...Read Review
By Anita Diamant -
Published 2005Published 2006
There actually was a settlement on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, called Dogtown. It was a poor, small place; its real name was Commons Settlement. ...Read Review
By Priscilla Royal -
In the bitter cold winter of 1271, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal returns to her father’s castle on the Welsh border. Her young nephew ...Read Review
By Robin Paige -
In the summer of 1903, Charles, Lord Sheridan, and his American wife, Kathryn, a writer, are guests of the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. ...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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