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By Michael Pearce -
This 15th in a series of adventures of Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt, the British head of the Sultan’s Secret Police in ...Read Review
By William Heffernan -
From a writer’s point of view, this is very much a tour-de-force. Switching the time frame of a murder mystery back and ...Read Review
By Richard Rayner -
The author who wrote The Devil’s Wind was born in England, but he now lives in Los Angeles, and as in the ...Read Review
By Jake Lancer -
If some traditional westerns being written today display little sense of time and locale, this effort makes up for it in spades. Jake ...Read Review
By Cameron Judd -
Two brothers who fought on opposite sides during the American Civil War have united in a quest to find their long lost Uncle ...Read Review
By Robert J. Randisi -
Robert Randisi is known for writing hundreds of books in various “adult” western series, including almost all of the Gunsmith series, and most ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
Of the thirteen Phryne Fisher mysteries, this one’s the most recent, and the third to be published in the U.S. by ...Read Review
By Joe Lansdale -
It begins as a tornado hits the home of Sunset Jones and her husband Pete, and it ends soon after a gigantic swarm ...Read Review
By Naomi Stahl -
Under her real name, Billie Sue Mosiman, the author of this rather one-dimensional western romance novel has been nominated for a mystery award, ...Read Review
By Sheila York -
The year is 1946, and Lauren Atwill is a Hollywood screenwriter who stumbles across a gang of blackmailers in this, a medium-boiled mystery novel ...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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