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By Lori Copeland -
It is 1865 when Willow Madison arrives in Timber Creek, Texas, to marry a man of means thirty years her senior. She and her ...Read Review
By Stephanie Reed -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultInspirational
This is a coming-of-age inspirational story about Johnny Rankin, an 11-year-old boy who was involved in the Underground Railroad, and Eliza, a runaway ...Read Review
By Regina Scott -
Lady Emily Southwell, Miss Priscilla Tate and the Misses Ariadne and Daphne Cordebas have been inseparable friends at the Barnsley School for Young ...Read Review
By Hillary Jordan -
In 1946, Henry McAllen moves his city-bred wife Laura, their two girls and his crotchety father Pappy to the farm he purchased on the ...Read Review
By Meredith Duran -
In 1857 Delhi, survival from a shipwreck does not make a young, innocent English girl a heroine among her own people. Rather, it makes ...Read Review
By Amanda Quick -
In Leona Hewitt’s desperation to get back the aurora stone, a crystal that was stolen from her mother, she dresses as a ...Read Review
By Pamela Binnings Ewen -
Barbara Perkins adores opera. She is a talented singer. When her chance finally comes to work with the Chicago Opera, she finds her ...Read Review
By Rebecca Ann Collins -
Beginning after the double wedding of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet to Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy and Mr. Charles Bingley respectively, this novel follows the ...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
Simply Perfect is the fourth and final installment in Mary Balogh’s Simply series set in Regency England, where four teachers from Miss ...Read Review
By Lyn Cote -
This novel is a compilation of three previous stories that make up the Blessed Assurance series; they follow the lives of three generations. ...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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