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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Geling Yan -
Lost Daughter of Happiness is a historical novel written in a film editor’s style, relating events and depicting the characters through a ...Read Review
By Joan Wolf -
Joan Wolf, author of regencies, historical romances, and historical mysteries, has imagined a small country of Jura in which to set this novel. ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
This novel opens at the tail end of the Rendezvous of 1832. Englishman Barnaby Skye has to make a choice. His job as a ...Read Review
By Edwin Shrake -
Reviewers should be as forthcoming and honest as possible in all their writings. In keeping with that principle, I will state that I ...Read Review
By Mary Jo Putney -
Troth Montgomery was born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother and grew up in Macao. When her father dies she goes ...Read Review
By Andrea Pickens -
Published 2000Published 2000-01-01
There is a little bit of a mystery involved with this recent regency romance, just enough to add some zest to a rather ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Published 2001Published 2001-01-01
This is a remarkable book of the gold rush in Alaska, and the adventures of a young lady who is running from a ...Read Review
By P.G. Nagle -
When you think of American Civil War battles, you probably think of the well-known ones which took place in Tennessee, Pennsylvania or Georgia. ...Read Review
By Victoria Malvey -
Lady Alyssa Porter is determined to look after her younger sister and to save enough to give her a London season after their ...Read Review
By J.D. Landis -
J. D. Landis’ second book is the story of Robert Schumann, a 19th century German composer, and his wife, Clara Wieck, a world-renowned ...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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