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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Derek Catron -
A few years after the American Civil War, young Josey Angel travels to Fort Phil Kearny to bring his friend the Colonel, who ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
When a story begins with “it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a great fortune,” it portends ...Read Review
By Katharine Ashe -
The convoluted route through which Lady Amarantha Vale finds and marries the man of her dreams starts promisingly. As an eight-year-old she announces ...Read Review
By Mark Thompson (trans.) - By Umberto Saba -
Published (c1975)Published 2017
Ernesto is a thinly disguised memoir in which the Italian poet Umberto Saba describes a few months in his adolescence when he first ...Read Review
By Harold R. Thompson -
In 1781, following six gruesome years of the American war of independence, two patriot brothers, Daniel and Joshua from Boston, are in Virginia battling ...Read Review
By P. J. Brackston -
It’s 1776, and Gesternstadt, Bavaria, is rocked by the news that Herr Ernst Arnold, the town’s most noted sorcerer, is missing. From ...Read Review
By D. J. Presson -
Nick Press and his sister, Anne, live in 17th-century England. The novel spans from the trial and execution of King Charles I to ...Read Review
By P. F. Chisholm -
Guns in the North brings together the first three books (A Famine of Horses, A Season of Knives and A Surfeit of Guns) ...Read Review
By Sarah Hawkswood -
Servant of Death was previously published as The Lord Bishop’s Clerk and is now available in paperback for the first time. It ...Read Review
By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear -
The story of the Cahokia Indians is based on actual archeology, and in this third of the Morning Star trilogy, the Gears combine ...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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