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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
By Lucy Ribchester -
Published 2016Published 2017
During WWII, Honey Deschamps diligently works at an office in Bletchley Circle, transcribing decrypted signals from the German army. The work can be ...Read Review
By Janet MacLeod Trotter -
This third book in the India Tea Series explores the life of Adela Robson, daughter to Clarrie and Wesley (from Book 1). While reading ...Read Review
By Susan Meissner -
This is a complex novel that alternates between past and present, with slight elements of the paranormal. In 1946, World War II has just ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Blackwell -
Kate Moore had a rough, violent, and deprived childhood. Now, as an adult, she desperately wants to find a way out of her ...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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