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By Carol Cox -
Carol Cox has once again crafted a delightful story with elements of adventure, romance, and humor. In Chicago, 1881, Ellie Moore is down on ...Read Review
By Jennifer Delamere -
In 1846, siblings Lizzie and Tom Poole journey to New South Wales, fleeing scandal in England. There, they meet and befriend Ria and Edward ...Read Review
By Cathy Gohlke -
I started Band of Sisters with preconceived notions that it would be a typical Christian romance but was soon surprised with its complexity ...Read Review
By Victoria Thompson -
Sarah Brandt and Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy return once more in Thompson’s fourteenth Gaslight Mystery novel set in 1890s New York City. ...Read Review
By Amanda Scott -
In 1503, Alyson MacGillivray, recently married to her childhood friend, Niall, embarks on a sea voyage aboard the Maryenknyght. Alyson, left to her own ...Read Review
By Margaret Brownley -
In 1895, with her latest romance novel banned in more polite societies, Kate Tenney is looking for a way to escape the confines of ...Read Review
This delightful romance begins in 1912 and spans into World War I, recreating some pivotal moments in history with excellent detail and imagery. The ...Read Review
By Gaelen Foley -
In 1816, Drake, the Earl of Westwood has always fought for good as part of the Inferno Club. But then the evil Prometheus cult ...Read Review
By Sylvia Kelso -
This sequel to The Solitaire Ghost picks up right where the first story left off. Twenty-first century lawyer Dorian Wild is in the ...Read Review
By Maggie Brendan -
In 1887, with a secret past and only a few precious Willow Ware china pieces to her name, Catharine Olsen journeys to Wyoming with ...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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