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By Lynn Austin -
Once again, Lynn Austin has created an intense, thought-provoking and thoroughly satisfying historical Christian fiction tale. The story spans the life of four ...Read Review
By Deeanne Gist -
In 1865, the land of Seattle, Washington Territory, belongs to landowners with wives: a married man can acquire 640 acres of timberland, but bachelors don’...Read Review
By Julia Quinn -
Regency London thrives on scandal and the latest on-dit, so when Olivia Bevelstoke is told that her new neighbor may have killed his ...Read Review
By Jeanne McElvaney -
Miss Harrietta Eastmont appears to be a well-bred, well-educated, albeit mysterious gentlewoman in this Regency romance set in London and the country. ...Read Review
By Laura Frantz -
Set in 1777, this is the coming-of-age story of Lael Click, who lives in Kentucky, in Indian Territory. Lael is haunted by her father’...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
In this fourth Regency romance series starring the Huxtable family, Stephen Huxtable, unattached youngest and only son, gets the spotlight. Set two years ...Read Review
By Tamera Alexander -
In 1876, Dr. Molly Whitcomb, dismissed from her professorship at a university for an indiscretion, travels west to the Colorado Territory to start over ...Read Review
By Laurie Viera Rigler -
Regency romance intertwines with modern chick lit in this is the highly anticipated sequel to Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict. Previously, modern-day ...Read Review
By Daphne du Maurier -
Published 2003Published 2009
Society in Restoration London frustrates and bores Lady Dona St. Columb. In an effort to escape, she takes her two children to ...Read Review
Best-selling Regency romance author Balogh introduces a delectable series about a quiet country family—siblings Margaret, Vanessa, Kate, and Stephen Huxtable—who ...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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