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By Louis Begley -
It is the early 1950s. Three Harvard freshmen from disparate backgrounds are thrown together as roommates: Sam, a scion of an upstanding New ...Read Review
By Michael Phillips -
Josepha Black is a young slave, living in Louisiana, who decides to protect herself from the pain of loss by hardening her heart ...Read Review
By David Maine -
Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)
An angel announces to Samson’s barren mother that she will give birth to a son who will be remembered for his mighty ...Read Review
By Kate Bridges -
“Wanted, one Gentleman Husband.” When Julia O’Shea publishes an ad for a man to end her widowhood, she has not reckoned on ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
In this second book of the Alaskan Quest series, Leah Kincaid is kidnapped by her husband’s identical twin brother, Chase, who carries ...Read Review
By Christine Schaub -
This is the most compelling novel about slavery that I have ever read, not because of horrific details, but because it reveals how ...Read Review
By Liz Curtis Higgs -
In her Scottish trilogy, beginning with Thorn in My Heart, Higgs reset the biblical story of Jacob (Jamie McKie) in the late 18...Read Review
By Christine Schaub -
“Saved. Alone.” These two heartbreaking words, telegraphed to businessman Gates Spafford as he waited for news of his wife and four daughters after ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
The tiny kingdom of Judah has prospered under King Hezekiah, who has torn down the idols and reestablished the worship of Yahweh. But ...Read Review
By Loraine Despres -
Tired of mourning her husband, Belle Cantrell does what any aspiring suffragette would do—she bobs her hair—and the town of Gentry, ...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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