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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Rosie Archer -
Hampshire 1939. World War II has started, and three young girls are about to have their worlds turned upside-down. Rainey and her mother are ...Read Review
By Philip Kazan -
The author returns to Renaissance Italy with The Phoenix of Florence. Onorio Celavini, a commander in the Medici’s feared policy force, investigates ...Read Review
By Barbara Nickel -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart enjoys beautiful gowns, birthday gifts, and sweets as much as any 12-year-old girl, but she has an extraordinary ...Read Review
By Rachel Hauck -
While suspended from the New York City Police Department for assaulting a drug dealer and leaving the scene with the dealer’s abused ...Read Review
By Audrey Reimann -
In 1940s Scotland, Flora Macdonald meets sailor Andrew Stewart when she is on the run from a reform school, having been put there ...Read Review
By Louisa Morgan -
In 1947, Barrie Anne Blythe loves living on her farm in the Pacific Northwest, tending to her garden. Her family has long held an ...Read Review
By Iona Whishaw -
Lane Winslow, raised in Latvia, is fluent in both English and Russian. After a stint in the UK spy services, she has “retired” ...Read Review
By Georgina Harding -
Charlie Ashe, a survivor of World War II battles against the Japanese in the uplands of northern India, is trying to adapt to ...Read Review
By Jennifer Chiaverini -
Beginning in 1929, Resistance Women follows the life of Mildred Fish Harnack, an American literary scholar married to the brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, ...Read Review
By S. R. Strickland -
Six-year-old Muse, a house slave on a plantation owned by the Hallisburgs in Virginia, innocently observes life around her, not questioning her world. ...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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