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By Kim Michele Richardson -
“‘Right there’ll do it.’ Pa fussed one last time with the slide on the courting candle, then finally placed the timekeeper on ...Read Review
By Craig Russell -
Prague, 1935. Hrad Orlů Asylum, an ancient hilltop fortress reputedly built to plug the mouth of Hell, once imprisoned the demonic Jan of the ...Read Review
By Charles Belfoure -
England, c. 1900. When a section of the Britannia Empire Theater’s balcony collapses, killing fourteen theatergoers, architect Douglas Layton is convicted of murder. ...Read Review
By Roxanne Veletzos -
Bucharest, Romania, 1941. King Carol II has abdicated, and General Antonescu’s Legionnaires are massacring Jews or disappearing them in the night. So when ...Read Review
By Beatrice Parvin -
Since 1830, threatening letters signed Captain Swing have incited agricultural workers to rebel against landowners for implementing work-saving inventions, particularly the threshers that have ...Read Review
By Lisa Dillman (trans.) - By Víctor del Árbol -
“Nobody wants to be sent off to freeze to death in Siberia. So the police make up any damn excuse to send them ...Read Review
By V. S. Alexander -
Germany, 1943. When fiery destruction is predicted for Berlin, 25-year-old Magda Ritter is sent to live with relatives in Berchtesgaden. Unable to find work, ...Read Review
By Christopher K. Doyle -
Baltimore, 1926. Eighteen-year-old A.D. is brilliant but homeless. But with the encouragement of Isaiah, the janitor of the Peabody Conservatory, A.D. rises ...Read Review
By Kim Michele Richardson -
Lost things spilled onto the Kentucky’s banks, into fishermen’s hands, more than a few, revealing age-old secrets. Glass Ferry, Kentucky, June 1972. ...Read Review
By Wiley Cash -
North Carolina, 1929. Twenty-eight-year-old Ella May has come down from the hills of Tennessee to the textile mills of North Carolina in search of ...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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