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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Rona Arato -
Written for middle-grade readers and set in 1947, this is the true story of eleven-year-old Rachel Landesman and the other 4500 Jewish refugees on the ...Read Review
By Lynne Truss -
This is a novel about the fight between good and evil, of well-meaning retired librarians and adorable demon kittens. Alec Charlesworth, ex-librarian, occasional ...Read Review
By David Hair -
In the latter half of the 12th century, Ravindra, the Great Enemy, is gathering strength. Soon he will appear in all his hideous ...Read Review
By Christie Golden -
Assassin’s Creed is a series of video games from which has spun several print and graphic novels as well as a newly ...Read Review
By Barbara Barnett -
In Victorian England, apothecary Gaelan Erceldoune, whose knowledge comes from a mysterious manuscript passed down through his family for generations, is viewed with ...Read Review
By Jean Huets -
Set in 1447 Milan, The Bones You Have Cast Down is the story of 17-year-old Taria, who is removed from an orphanage by the ...Read Review
By Steve Bellinger -
This multi-time science fiction novel begins in 1888, as the son of slaves in the Jim Crow South makes a daring escape to achieve ...Read Review
By Ellen Umansky -
In Vienna, Austria in 1939, Rose and her brother Gerhard are put upon a train (Kindertransport) and sent to England to live with other ...Read Review
By Sarah Loudin Thomas -
Perla Phillips has kept a secret for decades: the identity of the father of the child she had out of wedlock back in ...Read Review
By Helen Sedgwick -
This spellbinding debut novel encompasses the past, present and future of two unexpected lovers whose lives and relationships are intertwined with the passing ...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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