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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Kate Kingsbury -
An accomplished writer, Kate Kingsbury continues her Pennyfoot Hotel series with this cozy Christmas read. No Clue at the Inn reunites Cecily Baxter ...Read Review
By Paul M. Levitt -
Although there are several major characters, this is mainly the story of Ben Cohen, a Korean War veteran and University of Colorado graduate ...Read Review
By John Lawton -
Few events in modern times are as packed with historical drama as the London Blitz of 1940-1941. Confronted by an enemy whose forces ...Read Review
By Joe Lansdale -
It begins as a tornado hits the home of Sunset Jones and her husband Pete, and it ends soon after a gigantic swarm ...Read Review
By Keith Heller -
Exploring whether love between a man and a woman can exist outside of physical intimacy, this novel imagines a lifelong relationship between a ...Read Review
By Lev Grossman -
In Codex, Edward Wozny, a young, dissatisfied investment banker, becomes involved with a wealthy client’s ancient library. Although he knows nothing whatsoever ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
While on leave in Paris in 1918, seven Australian soldiers become unwitting witnesses to a crime. A decade later, in Melbourne, these seven soldiers ...Read Review
By Kaye Gibbons -
Divining Women takes place in 1918, as the First World War comes to a close and the Spanish influenza epidemic begins. Mary Oliver, a ...Read Review
By Giuseppe Genna -
Two police detectives, one in 1962 and another in 2001, discover that “everything evolves around the dark and secret name of Ishmael.” One is distracted ...Read Review
By Jane Feather -
This third, and last, installment in the Duncan sisters’ trilogy focuses on Chastity, the youngest sister. In her guise as the Go-Between, she ...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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