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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Nick Arvin -
Poor Henry Phipps is a young boy whose mother is accidentally killed when the roof of their hovel falls in upon her. He ...Read Review
By Scott Adlerberg -
Jack Waters is a professional gambler, the indolent son of a Confederate war hero who died at Shiloh when Waters was a baby. ...Read Review
By Robert Wilton -
Paris, 1792. The Revolution is entering its bloodiest phase. The mob rampages through the streets of Paris; the wrong word, or even a look, ...Read Review
By Ines Thorn - By Kate Northrop (trans.) -
In 1711, on the Isle of Sylt on the North Sea coast, Jordis and her grandmother are considered outsiders due to their Icelandic heritage. ...Read Review
By Norman Schell -
John Tanner, a young Englishman trained as a ship’s carpenter and groomed for command of a merchant vessel of his own in ...Read Review
By Eliot Pattison -
In 1768, the English merchant ship Arcturus, arriving from London, explodes in Boston harbor, killing 37 men on board. Upon examination of the destroyed vessel ...Read Review
By Mirjana Novakovic - By Terence McEneny (trans.) -
In 18th-century Serbia, Count Otto von Hausburg visits Belgrade with his servant, Novak. Von Hausburg is not what he seems—or perhaps exactly ...Read Review
By David More -
In Book Four of the Smithyman Saga, it is 1778, and Sir Thomas Smithyman and his comrades remain loyal to the Crown. They lose ...Read Review
By John Harmon McElroy -
Captain James Jamison, a Revolutionary War veteran, is summoned one evening in 1785 to the home of Benjamin Franklin. A recent murder in Philadelphia ...Read Review
By Eloisa James -
This is the second of “The Wildes of Lindow Castle” series. 1778. Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde is the future Duke of Lindow: wealthy, handsome, ...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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