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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Carolyn Marsden -
Marsden used reminiscences of an Italian friend who grew up in similar circumstances to lend authenticity to this story of two girls being ...Read Review
By Kimberly Newton Fusco -
Charlie Anne’s mother has died in childbirth, and the Depression has forced her father to go north to find a job. Charlie ...Read Review
By Lori Copeland -
Left with her dead friend’s four children on her hands in 1885 Kansas, Zoe Bradshaw is not anxious to contact their uncle. Cade ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
Priscilla Morton talks her parents into accompanying her to 1850s Ladreville, Texas to attend a family wedding. But she gets more adventure than ...Read Review
By Jude Morgan -
Published 2010Published 2013
Louisa and Valentine Carnell have lived a constrained life under the domination of a strict and old-fashioned father. On his death they decide ...Read Review
By Ellen Bryson -
In 1865, the complacent Bartholomew Fortuno, billed as the World’s Thinnest Man by P.T. Barnum, enjoys his life as one of Barnum’...Read Review
By Irene Reti -
Kabbalah of Stone primarily takes place in 1491 in Girona, Spain, and follows the story of Domingo Fontclara, a scribe with a secret Jewish ...Read Review
By Paul A. Myers -
Sandrine Durand is a budding young journalist and student covering a series of political uprisings in Paris in 1934. Fresh and flirtatious, Sandrine’s ...Read Review
By J. R. Lindermuth -
J. R. Lindermuth’s latest novel is a page-turning yarn of 19th-century Pennsylvania coal towns and the conflict between the mine owners and ...Read Review
By Philip Kelly -
Duncan of the Britons transports us to Britain in the 1380s where we are plunged into the conflict between the Saxons and 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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