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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Dilly Court -
The River Maid series is a new departure for the historical romance writer, Dilly Court. In this first book in the series, set ...Read Review
By Dilly Court -
Having accidentally killed a man, Bart Bragg, a Thames waterman, is forced to flee England, abandoning his 12-year-old sister, Eliza, to the cruel ...Read Review
By Karen Charlton -
Detective Stephen Lavender and Constable Ned Woods of Bow Street are struggling with the extra workload assigned to them. In an effort to ...Read Review
By Nancy Carson -
Though a saga in length, Carson’s sequel reads like a soapy melodrama as it follows the characters from A Country Girl in ...Read Review
By Amanda Cabot -
In 1881, Austin Goddard comes to Cimarron Creek, Texas with a secret: he’s a noted plastic surgeon from back East, but must hide ...Read Review
By Lynn Bryant -
The setting is the Napoleonic Wars, and the subtitle is: A Novel from the Battle of Bussaco to the Battle of Sabugal, which ...Read Review
By Marie Benedict -
Clara Kelley finds her way from an impoverished village in Galway to the bustling streets of Pittsburgh, determined to secure a position in ...Read Review
By Simon Beaufort -
In London in 1882, Alec Lonsdale, a reporter for the Pall Mall Gazette, stumbles upon a house fire and investigates in hopes of a ...Read Review
By Sophie Barnes -
This sweet, sedate sequel to An Unlikely Duke turns to Lady Amelia, suddenly elevated from the slums of St. Giles after her brother ...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
A lady and a gentleman meet by accident at a country inn, and both decide to run off together for a brief affair, ...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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