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By Tracey E. Fern -
When the pioneer woman Molly first settled in Palo Duro Canyon in the late 1800s, life was hard and lonely. While doing her ...Read Review
By Jem Poster -
One would be hard-pressed to find a more unpleasant protagonist than John Stannard. A young architect commissioned in 1881 to oversee the restoration of ...Read Review
By Andrew Sean Greer -
This is a book that prides itself on its plot surprises, and begs readers not to give them away. So, to provide the ...Read Review
By Rosemary Miner -
It is 1873 in the small Adirondack village of Wevertown. Gracie Wickham has assumed her deceased father’s role as town physician. A well-liked ...Read Review
By Kathleen Duey -
Silence is a typical twelve-year-old colonial girl. Her main concerns are learning tea manners with her friends, her too-numerous chores, and envying her ...Read Review
By Jo Beverley -
The Company of Rogues began when twelve schoolboys banded together for mutual protection. They grew up to fight Napoleon and then, in Jo ...Read Review
By M. Allen Cunningham -
The stereotypical view of a poet’s life is that of a tortured childhood/dysfunctional family, experiencing emotions all too strongly, a failed ...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
Written by one of the acknowledged queens of the regency romance genre, this book is a simple delight. The third installment in a ...Read Review
By Kathleen V. Kudlinski -
In grade school, we all hear the story of Pocahontas, the daughter of an Indian chief who befriends Captain John Smith and helps ...Read Review
By Robyn Young -
The narrative opens in 1260 and follows Will Campbell, a young man who has been brought up from boyhood in the Order of the ...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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