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By Zhang Ling -
On the day the Japanese emperor announces his nation’s surrender to the Allied forces, three quite different men, in the unbridled exaltation ...Read Review
By Marian O'Shea Wernicke -
In 1964 a surprising number of American Catholic girls decide to go into the convent to become missionary nuns. Mary Katherine “Kate” O’Neill ...Read Review
By Bryan Litfin -
In the early 4th century AD, Rome is ruled by the Tetrarchy or “rule by four.” The empire is divided into geographic quadrants ...Read Review
By Philip K. Allan -
In 1800, mutinous plans are being hatched on the Royal Naval Sloop Peregrine as she plies the balmy waters of the Caribbean. What follows ...Read Review
By James Ross -
In 1909, Teddy Roosevelt has already completed two successful terms as U.S. President and has almost reluctantly decided not to seek a third ...Read Review
By K. Lyn Wurth -
In 1862 in Missouri, Martha Jane Cannary is six, the oldest sister to crying baby brothers and sisters. Her often absent mother craves whiskey ...Read Review
By Bill Rapp -
In 1955 Karl Baier is the Acting Chief of Station at the CIA site in bustling Vienna, Austria. Although Vienna is a hotbed of ...Read Review
By Lydia Kang -
It’s 1899, the turn of the 20th century, in New York City. Young and pampered Tillie Pembroke, who never seems quite able to ...Read Review
By Julie Lee -
In North Korea during 1950, families live under the complete control of the Worker’s Party. The state has outlawed religion, installed Marxist dialectics ...Read Review
By Patrick W. Carr -
In Babylon in 537 BC, the prophet Daniel learns his people, the Hebrews, are finally being freed to return to their homeland in Israel. ...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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