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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Mary Balogh -
Frances Allard has a comfortable life teaching at a girls’ school near Bath. She has good friends and a meaningful occupation, a circumstance ...Read Review
By Christine Balint -
Ophelia’s Fan is an enjoyable novelization of the life of Harriet Smithson (1800-1854), the Irish-born actress who rose to fame playing Shakespeare ...Read Review
By Lynn Austin -
This is the final story in Lynn Austin’s Christian series about the Civil War. She does a fine job with this latest ...Read Review
By Ginny Aiken -
Spring of My Love is Book Three in Aiken’s Christian fiction Silver Hills Trilogy. It is 1894 in Hartville, Colorado, and the town ...Read Review
By Beverle Graves Myers -
It’s May 1734 in Venice. In honor of the wedding of the doge’s daughter, an extravagant opera has been commissioned. Castrato singer ...Read Review
By J.M. Hochstetler -
Elizabeth Howard is the respectable daughter of a Tory-leaning family in 1775 Boston by day, but by night she transforms into the wily courier ...Read Review
By Pamela-Suzette Deane -
The 1770s Rhode Island setting and community of free people of color is wonderfully evoked in this “writing book” of a woman whose ...Read Review
By Pamela Clare -
Nicholas Kenleigh is a broken, guilt-ridden man. When he arrives at Bethie Stewart’s cabin with a serious injury, she is eight months ...Read Review
By Mark Ammerman -
The first person narrative begins in 1750 Rhode Island, where Christopher Long and his Narragansett friend Caleb clear out the tribe’s ancient council ...Read Review
By Isabel Allende -
Though adventure plays a large part, this is as much a tale of how Diego de la Vega evolved into The Fox as ...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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