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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Jennifer Lamont Leo -
When mysterious fainting spells send small-town girl Marjorie Corrigan to big-city Chicago for medical tests, she has no idea her life is about ...Read Review
By Min Jin Lee -
An ambitious multigenerational family saga evocative of Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth, Lee’s second novel, Pachinko, is engaging, complex, and ...Read Review
By Paul Joseph Lederer -
The living conditions in the Cherokee Nation are difficult for the Adair family during the summer of 1916. The future holds little hope for ...Read Review
By Christina Baker Kline -
When young Andrew Wyeth first met Christina Olson at the door of her Maine farmhouse in 1939, she was a middle-aged spinster suffering from ...Read Review
By Gwen Kirkwood -
Gwen Kirkwood’s latest novel continues the story of William and Emma begun in Moorland Mist, and sees the young couple settling and ...Read Review
By T. E. Kinsey -
“Tiny servant” and “ageing employer” are how Lady Emily Hardcastle and her maid Florence Armstrong address each other in the first few pages ...Read Review
By Judith Kinghorn -
Shortly before WWI, a working-class Englishwoman accepts a position as personal maid to a titled lady. The two become friends but, like the ...Read Review
By Peter Kimani -
Published 2017Published 2017-03-16Published 2018
In 1901, a train chugs along Kenya’s Rift Valley on the newly laid tracks from Mombasa to Port Victoria. Seated in the first-class ...Read Review
By Josef Kertes -
Budapest, 1956. The childhood of Robert Beck ends abruptly when the Hungarian Revolution is crushed and his family forced to flee to Paris. Finding ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Kern -
On December 1, 1958, a fire devastated Our Lady of Angels elementary school on Chicago’s northwest side. Kern’s novel covers the event from ...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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