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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Connie Hampton Connally -
Budapest, 1951. Katalin Varga is an unwed mother with a beautiful singing voice, but she hasn’t sung publicly since Róbert, the father ...Read Review
By Meg Waite Clayton -
Although other stories of Ernest Hemingway abound, this tale told in first-person narrative by wife number three, Martha Gellhorn, explores her life as ...Read Review
By Lauren Chater -
Just as the gossamer threads of Estonian shawls are woven into intricate symbolic patterns, so too is this story of two young women ...Read Review
By Andrea Camilleri - By Stephen Sartarelli (trans.) -
Camilleri is one of Italy’s most prominent writers, with books in his Montalbano crime series frequently listed as New York Times bestsellers. ...Read Review
By Victoria Harwood Butler-Sloss -
This beautiful book is the first of a trilogy focussing on four generations of Armenian women. The author has based the story on ...Read Review
By James Brydon -
When Captain Jacques le Garrec returns to his native Brittany in December 1959, his arrival creates a stir, as a former Resistance hero and ...Read Review
By Amber Brock -
It’s 1953, and Kitty Tessler, daughter of a self-made hotel and night-club millionaire, has a problem. She’s in her twenties, single, and ...Read Review
By Kay Brellend -
This book starts off with a bang and launches the reader into its world as violent father, Tommy Bone, attempts to catch his ...Read Review
By Jenna Blum -
Peter Rashkin is the handsome owner and chef of Masha’s, the place to eat, and be seen eating, in 1965 New York City. ...Read Review
By Meaghan Wilson Anastasios -
The Honourable Thief, Anastasios’ first solo novel, draws extensively on her personal experience as an art historian and archaeologist in the Mediterranean and ...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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