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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Robin Oliveira -
Mary Sutter dreams of becoming a surgeon. She, along with her mother, serves as a midwife for the women of Albany, New York. ...Read Review
By Deborah Noyes -
Commitment to the living and the dead requires immense responsibility! The time is the mid-1800s, a time when women are expected to ...Read Review
By Howard Frank Mosher -
Part tall tale, part historical fiction, this book opens in northern Vermont in 1864 when young abolitionist Morgan Kinneson neglects his duty to runaway ...Read Review
By R. N. Morris -
St Petersburg 1870. The Tsar has instituted reforms which for many go too far, while for others not nearly far enough. Against this background ...Read Review
By Johanna Moran -
The Wives of Henry Oades is an engrossing late 19th-century tale of unwitting bigamy. Henry and Margaret Oades move from London to New ...Read Review
By Kelly O'Connor McNees -
Louisa May Alcott was a champion of the independently spirited woman at a time when marriage was considered by much of society as ...Read Review
By Frances McNamara -
This is the second in a series featuring Emily Cabot of Boston. The year is 1893, and Emily has been expelled from the recently ...Read Review
By Sarah MacLean -
By 1822 Calpurnia Hartwell is, by all the standards of the ton, well and truly a spinster. A bit overweight and plain of face, ...Read Review
By Andrea Levy -
Andrea Levy’s previous books have chronicled the experience of Jamaican immigrants in post-war Britain. In The Long Song she steps back into ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
The story begins in 1822 on the road from Poona to Bombay. Members of the Black Cobra, desperate to get a letter in Emily ...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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