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By Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig and Karen White -
In 2013, author Sarah Blake has writer’s block. Her first book was a big hit, but now she has no ideas. Seeking inspiration, ...Read Review
By Jennifer Delamere -
Julia Bernay grew up in an orphanage in London, but always planned to become a doctor, despite the fact that society frowns upon ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
Sisters Rebecca and Flora Hawes are marvelously atypical Victorian women in 1890s Chicago. They have grown up independent and thirsty for adventure, much ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Camden -
New York City, 1903, is an exciting time with advancements in technology, and Lucy Drake is no stranger to the marvels of the new ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Blackwell -
This story is told from three different viewpoints as three very different women wind up in Lifeboat 21 as the Titanic sinks. Charlotte Digby, ...Read Review
By Carrie Turansky -
In 1909, daring aviators are racing to be the first to cross the English Channel, and to win the Daily Mail prize of £1000. James ...Read Review
By Alice Hoffman -
This prequel to Hoffman’s famous Practical Magic portrays the story of the Aunts and their intriguing past. Franny, Bridget (Jet), and Vincent ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Peters - By Joan Hess -
It’s 1912, and Amelia Peabody, with her beloved archaeologist husband Emerson, has arrived in Egypt for another excavation season. However, their delight with ...Read Review
By Kenneth Johnson -
In 2001, several lives intersect in New York City as different individuals begin to track the mysterious Will, who appears in their lives, fixes ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Camden -
During the Spanish-American War, nurse Jenny Bennett had her heart broken by Lieutenant Ryan Gallagher, who had promised her marriage only to leave ...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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