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By Michael David Lukas -
Joseph, a graduate student in America, receives a mysterious package involving his father. The note reads, “Hope you can use this.” Joseph’s ...Read Review
By Kristi Saare Duarte -
Uneducated but passionate with love for God, the young Jesus yearns to be a teacher, a Rabbi, to touch others with the oneness ...Read Review
By Amanda Roberts -
Yaqian’s life in the province of Hunan changes dramatically after her family forces her to bind her feet in the ancient Chinese ...Read Review
By Ron Singerton -
Russia in the early 1900s is a nation beginning to unravel because of corruption and rebellion. Those in Tsar Nicholas II’s regime ...Read Review
By Cynthia T. Toney -
Published 2017Published 2017-10-08
Prohibition, or the law against selling liquor, is not a popular subject in 1925 Louisiana. The author mentions the presence of Al Capone, a ...Read Review
By John O’Hagan -
The natives of Monterey, California, in the late 18th century suffer tremendously under Spanish domination. The Governor of Monterey has made a secret ...Read Review
By Barbara Taylor Bradford -
The Ingham and Swann families have intermarried and are highly cooperative in the family business ventures in the late 1940s. Each member has ...Read Review
By Daisy Goodwin - By Sara Sheridan -
Having read Daisy Goodwin’s novel about Victoria and having watched the PBS series, of which this is a companion volume, I was ...Read Review
By Shirley Parenteau -
Marcy James lives in a small Oregon town with her father and mother in 1941. Her father runs a museum of foreign gifts and ...Read Review
By Ercole Gaudioso -
Little Italy was home to Italian immigrants and their American progeny in mid-20th century Manhattan. It was safe as long as one ...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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