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By Mary McGarry Morris -
Sometimes one can wish for something so badly that one can’t see the special quality of what is in the present moment. ...Read Review
By Susan Carroll -
In this second book of a trilogy set in Renaissance France, daughter of the earth Gabrielle Cheney leaves Faire Isle and lives as ...Read Review
By Sara Douglass -
Brother Thomas Neville, a warrior for God, has left the priesthood in order to stop the devils that are threatening to topple England. ...Read Review
By Nancy J. Attwell -
A fantasy story must have a king, queen, prince, and princess to enchant the reader with the magical belief that wrongs will be ...Read Review
By Terry Burns -
A conning cowboy is about to be out-conned. After stealing the clothes of a parson and robbing a stagecoach, Amos Turnbuckle moves into ...Read Review
By James Scott Bell -
Zee Miller, a minister’s daughter, dreams of becoming an actress and rejects a marriage offer because she knows that although she’ll ...Read Review
By Lauraine Snelling -
Fourteen-year-old Opal Torvald is taking a break from work in the Dakota Territory in 1886. A tomboy, she reacts to a stranger’s threats ...Read Review
By Judith Pella -
World War II is over, but Stalin’s increasingly paranoid behavior has fashioned Russian society into a consistently fearful and dangerous place. The ...Read Review
By Joseph Coulson -
The endless possibilities for employment and prosperity after World War I slowly begin to crumble in the Great Depression. Indeed, symbolically and potently, ...Read Review
By Alma Alexander -
“Mine was the time of love and fire, of pain, of loss, of joy, of grief, of greed and arrogance and dreams and ...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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