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By Michael Golding -
One expects a boy born with an extra set of ears to be able to hear twice as well; one does not necessarily ...Read Review
By M. D. Murphy -
Radical pamphleteer Tom Gobey returns to London in 1799 after several years’ imprisonment at Botany Bay. His ardor for revolution may have cooled, but ...Read Review
By Donald Michael Platt -
This novel of World War II follows the careers of three fighter pilots, two American and one German. Each man is in love ...Read Review
By D.M. Pirrone -
Chicago is still recovering from the Great Fire of 1872 when detective Frank Hanley is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a rabbi. ...Read Review
By Reavis Z. Wortham -
Center Springs is a small Texas town stuffed with quaint characters, ably served by lawman Ned Parker. In this fourth installment of the ...Read Review
By Adrian McKinty -
Following a horrific massacre of African civilians, military policeman William Prior has had quite enough of the world. He contrives to get himself ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Rosner -
Electric City sits near the junction of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers, home to a vast manufacturing plant whose familiar cursive logo glows ...Read Review
By Katharine Branning -
13th century Turkey: The Sultana Mahperi was born Maryam, and given in marriage as a peace concession from her father, the conquered king ...Read Review
By Robert Paston -
The Innocents are a rock band from Pennsylvania coal country, desperate to escape the black-lung soot for the big time. They used to ...Read Review
By Loren D. Estleman -
In 1921, Charlie Siringo is past his prime, living under a leaky roof and writing books about the days he rode with the Earp ...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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