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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By J. L. Abbott -
In the years during and following the American Civil War, a secret government agency called Dark Watch protected the nation’s interests. In 1871, ...Read Review
By Janet Wallach -
In 1788, Algerian pirates kidnapped Aimée du Buc de Rivery, a thirteen-year-old girl on her way home to Martinique from school in France. ...Read Review
By Regina Pounds -
In 1788, a feisty English damsel named Leonora encounters two Russian noblemen in France, and then in the Duchy of Nassau. One of the ...Read Review
By C. Northcote Parkinson -
Parkinson’s Richard Delancey has been promoted to command H.M.S. Merlin in his fourth adventure of the series. Delancey serves in 1799 ...Read Review
By Nicholas Nicastro -
This second volume of a trilogy on the life of the American naval hero, John Paul Jones, starts with his commission to the ...Read Review
By J.E. Fender -
Fans of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester will find much to admire in this historical novel, set in 1776 on the coast ...Read Review
By Edward Cline -
In this second novel of a series, the reader is introduced to Hugh Kenrick, a young man born into high society – but this ...Read Review
By Rosanne Bittner -
This second novel in Rosanne Bittner’s Westward America series (after Into the Wilderness) carries the reader back to the turbulent days of ...Read Review
By Robert Nye -
This fictional journal of Sir Walter Raleigh’s last year (1618) also serves as his attempt at self-justification while struggling against an inevitable ...Read Review
By Samuel Shellabarger -
Renaissance Italy is a crazy-quilt of independent city-states; a hotbed of intrigue – and no family epitomizes the era more than the notorious Borgias. ...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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