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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Tom Mach -
Sissy! takes place mostly in the volatile Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas, areas during the Civil War, but the characters sometimes follow some of ...Read Review
By Julia London -
Highlander Unbound is the first novel in the romance trilogy of the Scottish Lockhart family. For centuries the family has been looking for ...Read Review
By Ana Leigh -
1865, Independence, Missouri: Rebecca Elliott is furious that the wagon master refuses to let an unattached woman join the wagon train. She will be ...Read Review
By Michael Kilian -
One evening in 1862, the wife of an influential congressman visits General Ulysses S. Grant’s headquarters. She fears for her sister, the wife ...Read Review
By Jane Kirkpatrick -
This story is the final installment in a trilogy about the life of Marie Dorion. It was preceded by A Name of Her ...Read Review
By Elmer Kelton -
The novel’s setting is the chaotic southeast Texas countryside after the end of the federal occupation during the 1870s. The young protagonist, ...Read Review
By Jack Jackson -
The picture narrative begins in 1836, when Comanches capture Cynthia Ann Parker in Texas. They raise the blond, blue-eyed girl as one of their ...Read Review
By Ann Herlong-Bodman -
In this contrived and clunky novel, Herlong-Bodman tells the story of Sarah Edings, a South Carolina planter’s daughter and Confederate spy who ...Read Review
By Patrick Gregory -
In 1849, Elizabeth Gow is given a keepsake for her seventeenth birthday: a daguerreotype portrait of her father, contained in its own special box. ...Read Review
By J.C. Gotcher -
From the moment Doc, a young scout and hunter of a Santa Fe Trail wagon train, has an accidental encounter with a band ...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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