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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Kenneth Johnson -
In 2001, several lives intersect in New York City as different individuals begin to track the mysterious Will, who appears in their lives, fixes ...Read Review
By Juliana Gray -
Scotland, 1906. While renovating a castle in the Orkney Islands, the new owner discovers a strange suit, like a selkie hide, hidden in an ...Read Review
By Emily Colin -
A relaxed pace and descriptive indulgence characterize this tantalizing tale of supernatural time travel. The story opens in Barbados, where archaeologist Isabel Griffin ...Read Review
By C.A. Verstraete -
“Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one.” ...Read Review
By Linnea Tanner -
AD 24. Catrin, a Celtic princess, and Marcellus, a Roman, were ordered to gather information about each other’s families. They were never supposed ...Read Review
By Marisa Silver -
Set in an unnamed country, at an unspecified date whose trappings suggest the early 20th century, it is delightfully debatable whether Little Nothing ...Read Review
By M.J. Rose -
The Daughters of La Lune have had magical powers for centuries, but Delphine’s gift is a bit more sinister than those held ...Read Review
By John Leonard Pielmeier -
Peter Pan has always been the hero, Captain Hook the villain. Pielmeier turns J. M. Barrie’s story on its head through his “...Read Review
By Louisa Morgan -
Fans of Gothic historical sagas should be drawn to this multi-generational novel about a family of Breton witches whose talents descend through the ...Read Review
By Lila Bowen -
Nettie Lonesome is the adopted “half-black and half-Injun daughter” of a white couple who raise her more like a slave than their own ...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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