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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Anne Born (trans.) - By Suzanne Brøgger -
Published 2004Published 2009
The Løvin family has survived world-changing events, including two world wars and the persecution of Jews by the Nazis, but the dramas ...Read Review
By Stephanie Grace Whitson -
Desperate to escape an abusive employer, twenty-year-old Mattie O’Keefe makes the arduous trek to the gold-rush town of Deadwood, in the Black ...Read Review
By Eucharista Ward -
Without recourse to murder mysteries or explicit un-Austenlike bedroom details (not that I don’t enjoy those too), Eucharista Ward has given us ...Read Review
By E. V. Thompson -
The novel is set in the late 1870s. Wesley Curnow has emigrated from the Welsh coal mining country of Cornwall to the United ...Read Review
By Rebecca Stott -
Published 2009Published 2010
Young Daniel Connor travels on a career-expanding venture to the post-Napoleonic Paris of 1815. A medical student from Scotland, Daniel carries a letter of ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
Commander Thomas Kydd, RN, is determined to once again sally forth to protect England from the threat of Napoleonic France. In this tenth ...Read Review
By Alastair Sim -
In Victorian Edinburgh in an age when the Highlands were being cleared of the local peasants in order for the wealthy landlords to ...Read Review
By Kenneth J. Bryson (trans.) - By Mitsugu Saotome -
The old ways of the Shogunate dynasty in the late 1800s are coming to a violent end. Three Western Japanese clans have united ...Read Review
By Caitlen Rubino-Bradway - By Jane Rubino -
Lady Vernon and Her Daughter shares the distinction with Sense and Sensibility of being based on characters created by Jane Austen in an ...Read Review
By Rosemary Rogers -
Lady Rowena Dangerfield, the future Countess of Melchester, had a rather unconventional childhood. While still an infant, her parents divorced, her father fled ...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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