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By Boris Akunin -
Published 2010Published 2019
1896: The Romanov imperial family and heads of state from around the world gather in Moscow for the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II. Among ...Read Review
By Abigail Wilson -
Sybil Delaford, an impoverished orphan, takes a position at Croft Towers as a companion to the elderly Mrs. Chalcroft. While traveling to her ...Read Review
By Mick Finlay -
London, 1896: Private detective William Arrowood detests his famous contemporary, Sherlock Holmes. Unlike the upper-class society that favors Holmes, Arrowood’s turf is the ...Read Review
By Jessica Fellowes -
Louisa Cannon, reformed criminal, nursery maid, and erstwhile chaperone for the Mitford girls, befriends another maid, Dulcie Long. Dulcie claims she needs to ...Read Review
By Mark David Wyers (trans.) - By Saygin Ersin -
Ottoman Empire, 16th century: a sumptuous feast is held in a rich merchant’s home for two of the most powerful servants of ...Read Review
By Anton Hur (trans.) - By Kyung-Sook Shin -
In 1891 a young French diplomat, on his first trip to the Korean imperial palace, sees a beautiful court lady as he makes his ...Read Review
By Iona Whishaw -
This fifth Lane Winslow mystery finds Lane back in King’s Cove, British Columbia, enjoying the lazy summer of 1947. An idyllic outing with ...Read Review
By Iona Whishaw -
Independent and intelligent, Lane Winslow, although only in her twenties, has abandoned her wartime career as a secret agent, along with her native ...Read Review
By Kathleen Kaufman -
In the years after WWII, a little girl grows up in Glasgow and later moves with her mother to Colorado. Alice Grace is ...Read Review
By Roseanna M. White -
As the Great War commences, Willa Forsyth, violin prodigy and accomplished thief, is recruited by the British government. Her assignment: to retrieve a ...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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