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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Nancy Campbell Allen -
The titular Sleeping Beauty in this fairy tale retelling set in the steampunk version of Victorian England is Dr. Isla Cooper. She is ...Read Review
By Rosalind Brackenbury -
Henri Fournier is pondering his life with a woman named Pauline as he travels by train to begin his military role in WWI ...Read Review
By Barbara Hannay -
In 1958, in a quaint church in Burralea, a picturesque Tablelands township in north Queensland, Australia, Joe, a local cattle rancher, is getting married. ...Read Review
By Jackson Ellis -
Henry Lord was the loving but stubborn patriarch of the Lord family in the tiny, dying town of St. Thomas, Nevada, situated in ...Read Review
By John Neely Davis -
The 200-page central chapter covers the 1890s through the early 20th century. Young Francis Chapman, a devotee of Western pulp novels, travels to ...Read Review
By Susie Orman Schnall -
This fast-paced novel takes readers to 1949 New York City, where young women angled to get into typing pools at prestigious firms and dreamed ...Read Review
By Julie McElwain -
FBI agent Kendra Donovan has somehow slipped back in time to Regency England. This, the third in the series of ‘In Time’ mysteries, ...Read Review
By Renita D'Silva -
Author D’Silva transports readers to her native India in a new multi-period novel exploring her frequent themes of difficult family dynamics and ...Read Review
By Catherine Czerkawska -
The Posy Ring is the first in the Annals of Flowerfield series, a spinoff from the author’s previous novel The Curiosity Cabinet. ...Read Review
By Fiona Pickles (ed.) -
Manifold Press has delivered a delightful collection of Shakespeare tales, revised and revisited for a modern audience and with an LGBT focus. Each ...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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