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By Jojo Moyes -
Published 2008Published 2014
If you like stories that pull you in quickly, are filled with emotional drama, and provide a vivid atmosphere of the times, you ...Read Review
By Renee Rosen -
Delia Spencer Caton is a woman with a unique lifestyle from the late 1880s on: Married to one man, she carries on a ...Read Review
By Judith Miller -
Widow Andrea Wilson takes the settlement money from her deceased husband’s maritime job and decides to travel home to reunite with her ...Read Review
By Diana Gabaldon -
Entry number eight in the popular Outlander series picks up almost squarely where its predecessor left off: Jamie is back from the supposed ...Read Review
By Tamara Alexander -
Eleanor Braddock does not expect to marry, being rather plain without much money. When her father shows signs of dementia, she finds she ...Read Review
By Mary Wine -
Gentlewoman Nareen Grant has escaped marriage by becoming a servant to the spoiled, annoying Abigail, but it’s the only way she can ...Read Review
By Julie Klassen -
Alec Valcourt, a dancing master by trade, finds himself and his family at the mercy of his uncle’s generosity in the village ...Read Review
By Daniel Milford-Cottam -
Edwardian Fashion, a slim book that traverses the female and male fashions from roughly 1900-1915, provides a good deal of information despite its ...Read Review
By Sharon Kay Penman -
Historical fiction can be a tricky genre to write and read because many times we know how the story is going to end. ...Read Review
By Hazel Gaynor -
Maggie Murphy is being taken to America to begin a new life with her aunt, and she is unsure about leaving her Irish ...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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