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By Margaret Mallory -
Award-winning author Margaret Mallory enters the realm of Scottish historical romances with The Guardian, the first book in a new series, The Return ...Read Review
By Keith Donohue -
Bestselling author Keith Donohue (Angels of Destruction) delivers a new spellbinding tale with Centuries of June, a perfect blend of historical fiction and ...Read Review
By Donna Russo Morin -
Set in 16th century France at the court of François I, To Serve a King, the third novel from Morin (The Secret ...Read Review
By Jennifer Chiaverini -
The Union Quilters, set in Water’s Ford, Pennsylvania in 1862 and continuing through the Civil War, is the latest in bestselling author Chiaverini’...Read Review
By Anne O’Brien -
During the War of the Roses, Anne Neville, daughter of Warwick the Kingmaker, is a young woman from one of the most powerful ...Read Review
By Eileen Clymer Schwab -
Promise Bridge is the debut novel from Schwab, a talented new voice in historical fiction. The novel is set in pre-Civil War Virginia, ...Read Review
By Kathleen McGowan -
Bestselling author McGowan’s third installment in her “Magdalene Line” series is another exciting historical thriller. The novel slips effortlessly between modern day ...Read Review
By Emily Hendrickson -
This Regency-era romance, originally published in 1994, is about a headstrong, lonely woman named Althea Ingram. Her tall stature sets her apart from the ...Read Review
By Catherine Kean -
In this medieval romance set in England in 1213, Edouard de Lanceau, son of the powerful Lord Geoffrey de Lanceau, meets the beautiful Lady ...Read Review
By Marina Fiorato -
In her latest novel, Fiorato brings us a lively, face-paced blend of history, art, and romance. Set in Renaissance Italy in 1482 during 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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