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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Scarlette Pike -
Anna Kensington is taking charge of her life, fleeing from her privileged but stifling Victorian-era existence. She books passage on the first available ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
Published 2017Published 2018
Twenty-One Days is the first of Anne Perry’s new crime series. Fans of her Thomas and Charlotte Pitt stories will recognize the ...Read Review
By Andrea Penrose -
This is a thoroughly enjoyable Regency thriller/mystery novel in the same vein and era as The Alienist. The story centers around the ...Read Review
By Caro Peacock -
The Killing Site is the ninth in Peacock’s Victorian-era Liberty Lane series. In 1847, Liberty is happily married to Robert Carmichael, mother to ...Read Review
By Ann Parker -
The body of a musician washes ashore upon the banks of San Francisco’s Mission Creek Bay in November 1881. Inez Stannert, manager of ...Read Review
By Anna Mazzola -
Published 2018Published 2018-07-26
The real hero, or maybe villain, of this book is the island of Skye, the largest island in the Inner Hebrides off the ...Read Review
By Robin Lloyd -
In January 1863, a storm forces American captain Everett Townsend to sail his ship reluctantly into the Port of Havana. Before arriving there, he ...Read Review
By Caroline Linden -
A match between a conventional duke and a young woman without connections, surviving by her skill at gambling, seems highly unlikely. Sophie Campbell ...Read Review
By Julian Leatherdale -
Set in Sydney, Australia in the mid-1800s, The Opal Dragonfly recounts the financial and social descent of a wealthy, privileged family. Described ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
Lord Randolph “Rand” Cavanaugh has that deuced disadvantage plaguing many second sons of the nobility—he must make his own way in the ...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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