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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Max Allan Collins -
Told in two novellas tied together by the unscrupulous Senator Joe McCarthy, Better Dead’s book one finds Collins’s Nathan Heller hired ...Read Review
By David Black -
A promising new series debuts with David Black’s first Harry Gilmour novel. It’s the beginning of World War II, and young ...Read Review
By Gary Amdahl -
Charles Minot is the son of wealthy, politically connected parents who run a theater in San Francisco. After the 1906 earthquake destroys their theater, ...Read Review
By Janet Woods -
She, the daughter of a poor parson, has unexpectedly inherited a fortune; he has just inherited an earldom encumbered with debt and he ...Read Review
By Amanda Quick -
Victorian England is not the time or place for Miss Calista Langley’s introduction agency, which brings together respectable but lonely ladies and ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
Shortly before Christmas 1898, a bomb explodes in a house in a quiet London neighborhood. Two policemen are killed and three others seriously injured. ...Read Review
By Bill Pronzini - By Marcia Muller -
This is the fourth in the Carpenter and Quincannon series written by husband-and-wife team Muller and Pronzini. It opens with John Quinncannon and ...Read Review
By Marie Laval -
1815. Six years after her husband’s presumed death, half-French Marie-Ange is living in straitened circumstances in Devon. Possible financial succour arrives when the ...Read Review
By D.W. Lovett (trans.) - By Sarah Lark -
In 1846 Wicklow County, Ireland, a manor kitchen maid, Kathleen, carries leftover scones for Michael to their secret meeting grove by the river. They ...Read Review
By Jennifer McQuiston -
Lucy Westmore, Lord Cardwell’s very independent daughter, dreads her first Season in London. She’s certain she’ll be forced into a ...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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