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By Regina Jennings -
When Louisa Bell arrives at Fort Reno, Oklahoma in 1885, she’s got to tread carefully. An unemployed dance hall singer with a ne’...Read Review
By Lauren Tarshis -
Chicago-born 11-year-old John Hale’s family has moved to the Dakota prairie, and he contends with the challenges of farming in a brutal ...Read Review
By Johanne Hildebrandt - By Tara F. Chace (trans.) -
The second book in the Valhalla Series (after The Unbroken Line of the Moon), Estrid follows Queen Sigrid of Svealand, her twin children ...Read Review
By W. Michael Gear -
The fur trade in 1812 Missouri takes center stage in this tale about hardscrabble business, ruthless politics, and the untrammeled majesty of nature. Mysterious ...Read Review
By Rod Miller -
Seasoned cowhand Rawhide Robinson is the quintessential American cowboy if ever there was one. And he would be the first to tell you ...Read Review
By Erin Bowman -
Teenager Reece Murphy is compelled to join a ruthless outlaw gang, the Rose Riders, during a robbery, when the outlaws discover a mysterious ...Read Review
By Kris Radish -
Briar Logan has survived trauma upon trauma in her past. But now the pioneer woman has a good life in the Old West, ...Read Review
By C.A. Verstraete -
“Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one.” ...Read Review
By Jamie Rhodes -
Children/Young AdultShort Stories
For several months in early 2016, researcher and author Jamie Rhodes lived in Scotney Castle in Kent, South-East England. There he walked the grounds, ...Read Review
By Marie Sontag -
In 1777 BC, 15-year-old Samsuluna makes his way around the ancient Mediterranean world in pursuit of his Uncle Zim, absolution for the death of ...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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