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By Judith Pella - By Michael Phillips -
Set in the last years of the 19th century, these four books (The Crown and the Crucible, A House Divided, Travail and Triumph, ...Read Review
By Sigmund Brouwer -
Sam Keaton is sheriff of Laramie back in the wild western days of the 1870s. He has his work cut out for him ...Read Review
By Robert J. Conley -
Individual titles are: The Way of the Priests (ISBN 0806132728), The Dark Way (0806132736), The White Path (0806132744), The Way South (0806132752), The Long Way Home (0806132760), The ...Read Review
By Mary Jo Putney -
Troth Montgomery was born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother and grew up in Macao. When her father dies she goes ...Read Review
By Dale Furutani -
This is the third in the trilogy that began with Death at the Crossroads and Jade Palace Vendetta, all set in 17th century ...Read Review
By James Carlos Blake -
William (Bill) Anderson lived peacefully enough on his parents’ farm together with his brother and three sisters. They were a musical family, fond ...Read Review
By Paul Clayton -
This is the third and final book in the Calling Crow trilogy, which if you have just read the review of Flight of ...Read Review
By Dorothy James Roberts -
If you’re a fan of the haunting, dream-laden world of Malory’s Arthurian Cycle you’ll enjoy this novel. If you prefer ...Read Review
By Paul Clayton -
This is the second book in a trilogy about Calling Crow, a Native American from the 16th century, and his conflicts with the ...Read Review
By Eduardo Squiglia -
There is nothing new about the idea of man pitting his wits against nature and failing. In the right hands, though, it generally ...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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