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By Ruth Druart -
To what lengths would you go to ensure your child’s survival? What would you sacrifice in yourself to preserve their well-being? With ...Read Review
By James D. Shipman -
Propulsive and intense, Irena’s War provides a front-row seat to the transformation of a Polish social worker into one of World War ...Read Review
By Susan Andersen -
Around the turn of the 20th century, an eleven-year-old red-headed orphan arrives in a small town, and her irrepressible curiosity and outspokenness shake ...Read Review
By Bella Ellis -
This second in the Brontë Sisters Mysteries is for readers eager to be drenched in all things gothic. Bella Ellis (pseudonym for Rowan ...Read Review
By Asha Lemmie -
With her first novel, Asha Lemmie proves herself a talented writer unafraid to take chances. Her heroine’s situation is unique, and her ...Read Review
By Cauvery Madhavan -
Madhavan describes an era long gone which continues to make an impact. An Indian-born writer who has lived in Ireland for over thirty ...Read Review
By Ken Follett -
Over a century before The Pillars of the Earth, the future English cathedral town of Kingsbridge is a mere hamlet with a stone ...Read Review
By Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle -
Clapsaddle’s debut, the first novel by an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is an impressive work of literary ...Read Review
By Tori Whitaker -
Tori Whitaker is an avid reader of novels that juggle past and present-day timelines, highlighting worthy examples on social media and penning a ...Read Review
By Liz Harris -
The pages turn swiftly in The Flame Within, second in Liz Harris’s Linford Saga. Rather than a sequel to The Dark Horizon, ...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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