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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By John B. Kachuba -
Dark Entry is told in both the present and the 18th century and based loosely on New England Native American folklore and the ...Read Review
By Lindsay Harrel -
American Sophia Barrett, a domestic violence counselor, discovers returning to work is too painful even after a year has passed since her fiancé’...Read Review
By Cindy Fazzi -
Douglas MacArthur and Isabel Rosario Cooper meet in 1930 in Manila, the Philippines. He’s a successful army leader and she’s an aspiring ...Read Review
By John Sadler (author) -
Treatments of the subject of war vary hugely, ranging from the lyrical to the highly technical and historically meticulous, of which Blitzing Rommel ...Read Review
By Lyndsay Faye -
It’s 1921 during Prohibition, and “Nobody” Alice James is trying to get as far as possible from her previous life as a gun ...Read Review
By Ovidia Yu -
Chen Su Lin is a secretarial assistant to Chief Inspector LeFroy in this 1930s murder mystery set in Singapore. She is drawn into ...Read Review
By Alison Littman -
Based on actual Cold War letters, Littman’s fast-moving debut is infused with a simmering tension reflecting its setting: Budapest, Hungary, on the ...Read Review
By Adriana Trigiani -
Whether she will be ‘Tony’s wife,’ or her own, independent woman, is a decision Italian-American Chiara Donatelli has to make when she ...Read Review
By Rachel Quinn -
A first effort at historical fiction by an established literary author, An Ocean Between Us begins as a flashback from present-day New York ...Read Review
By H. Lee Pratt -
Megan’s Song feels heavily influenced by old movie plots. It’s set in Jackson, Wyoming in 1925, and it has just about everything. ...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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