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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Mindy Tarquini -
Fiora Vicente is only 15 when her parents die, just two of the millions of deaths from the 1918-1919 influenza outbreak. She’s left ...Read Review
By Steven Savile -
This is a strange novel, a fantasy set in the 1920s and the 1990s. The story involves two brothers who both love the ...Read Review
By Christy Nicholas -
It’s 1798, a particularly tense time in always rebellious English-occupied Ireland. However, the troubles haven’t yet reached the country estate of Strokestown ...Read Review
By Kate Murdoch -
In 16th-century Pesaro on the Adriatic coast, Antonius, a young man of common background, is born with an ability to read minds. This ...Read Review
By Leanna Renee Hieber -
This reprint of the prequel to Hieber’s Strangely Beautiful series weaves Greek mythology into a supernatural Victorian England and Cairo. The novel ...Read Review
By J. Tullos Hennig -
1194, England: As this book opens, Templar assassin Guy de Gisbourne, born as noble Gamelyn Boundys, camps in the Shire Wode forest with a ...Read Review
By R.S. Belcher -
“The best you could hope for were good charts, good memories, maps of love, family and friendship to help you find your course ...Read Review
By Gwendolyn Womack -
This time-traveling novel rests on an intriguing premise. An ancient Egyptian manuscript, which tells the story of a missing deck of tarot cards, ...Read Review
By Neal Stephenson - By Nicole Galland -
Published 2017Published 2017-06-13
In modern Boston, linguist and expert in ancient languages Melisande Stokes is an underpaid Harvard lecturer. Tristan Lyons, a physics major, military guy ...Read Review
By Jennifer Macaire -
The story starts about 300years in the future when a young journalist wins a prize to be sent back in time to interview ...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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