Historical Novels Review

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May 2020
The Long Take by Robin Robertson (review link)

February 2020
The Road to Lattimer by Virginia Rafferty (review link)
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November 2019
Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand (review link)

August 2019
The Magnetic Girl by Jessica Handler (review link)
Stanley & Hazel: The Winnowing by Jo Schafer (review link)
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May 2019
American Princess by Stephanie Marie Thornton (review link)
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Destiny’s Gold by Pamela Grimm (review link)

February 2019
Between Before & After by Maureen Doyle McQuerry (review link)
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (review link)
Tom Sawyer’s Dark Plot by Tim Champlin (review link)

November 2018
The Game of Hope: Sandra Gulland’s Young Adult Debut (feature article)
Young Adult War Fiction: Fixture or Trend? (feature article)
Ahab’s Return by Jeffrey Ford (review link)
My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih (review link)

August 2018
All the Ever Afters by Danielle Teller (review link)
The Game of Hope by Sandra Gulland (review link)
Mary B by Katherine J. Chen (review link)
Paris in April, 1921 by Tessa Lunney (review link)

May 2018
Bachelor Girl by Kim van Alkemade Brings Jazz Age New York to Life (feature article)
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James (review link)
The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman (review link)

February 2018
The Andersens of Eden by Ethel Barker (review link)

November 2017
The Revolution of Marina M by Janet Fitch (review link)

August 2017
The Good People by Hannah Kent (review link)
The Wardrobe Mistress by Meghan Masterson (review link)

May 2017
Facts Behind the Fiction: Jennifer Robson’s Goodnight from London (feature article)
Show Me a Kindness by Nancy Brandon (review link)

February 2017
Come Next Spring by Alana White (review link)
How to Survive in the North by Luke Healy (review link)
Rejected Princesses by Jason Porath (review link)
Victoria by Daisy Goodwin (review link)

November 2016
**Feature Article** A New Heroine for Young Adult Historical Fantasy: Robert Beatty’s Serafina Series
The Search for the Homestead Treasure by Ann Treacy (review link)
Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory (review link)

August 2016 Issue
A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker (review link)
Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford (review link)
Treachery and Truth by Katy Huth Jones (review link)
The Woman in the Photo by Mary Hogan (review link)

May 2016 Issue
Audacity Jones to the Rescue by Kirby Larson (review link)
The Case of the Feathered Mask by Holly Webb (review link)
Ghosts of War: AWOL in North Africa by Steve Watkins (review link)
Ghost of War: Fallen in Fredericksburg by Steve Watkins (review link)
Infinity Ring: Behind Enemy Lines by Jennifer A. Nielsen (review link)
The Fifth Avenue Artists Society by Joy Callaway (review link)
The Race Against Time by Geronimo Stilton (review link)
The Royal Nanny by Karen Harper (review link)
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (review link)

February 2016 Issue
After Alice by Gregory Maguire (review link)
Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson (review link)
Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki (review link)
Stars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan Meissner (review link)

November 2015 Issue
**Feature Article** Nuala O’Connor’s Miss Emily: Real Versus Fictional Characters
The Black Crow Conspiracy by Christopher Edge (review link)
Charlie and the Grandmothers by Katy Towell (review link)
Medicis Daughter by Sophie Perinot (review link)
The Original Cowgirl by Heather Lang (review link)
South of Everything by Audrey Taylor Gonzalez (review link)
Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen (review link)

August 2015 Issue
Enchantress of Paris by Marci Jefferson (review link)
Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor (review link)
Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva by Eliza Redgold (review link)
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory (review link)
The World Within by Jane Eagland (review link)

May 2015 Issue
Lion Heart by A.C. Gaughen (review link)
Mist of Midnight by Sandra Byrd (review link)
Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner (review link)

February 2015 Issue
After the War Is Over by Jennifer Robson (review link)
Audacity by Melanie Crowder (review link)
Leaving China by James McMullan (review link)
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini (review link)
Roller Derby Rivals by Sue Macy (review link)

November 2014 Issue
The Devil in Montmartre by Gary Inbinder (review link)
Juliet’s Nurse by Lois Leveen (review link)
The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory *EDITORS’ CHOICE* (review link)
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble (review link)
Sophie, In Shadow by Eileen Kernaghan (review link)

August 2014 Issue
The Johnstown Girls by Kathleen George (review link)
Lucky Us by Amy Bloom (review link)

May 2014 Issue
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman *EDITORS’ CHOICE* (review link)
The Painter’s Apprentice by Charlotte Betts (review link)

February 2014 Issue
Becoming Josephine by Heather Webb (review link)
The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore (review link)
Heaven Made by SaraLynn Hoyt (review link)
Somerset by Leila Meacham *EDITORS’ CHOICE* (review link)

November 2013 Issue
Banquet of Lies by Michelle Diener (review link)
Jane Austen’s England by Lesley & Roy Adkins (review link)
Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen *EDITORS’ CHOICE* (review link)

August 2013 Issue
Inheritance by Victoria Wilcox (review link)
The Inquisitor’s Wife by Jeanne Kalogridis (review link)
Love Disguised by Lisa Klein (review link)
Nobody’s Secret by Michaela MacColl (review link)
Queen Jezebel by Jean Plaidy (review link)

May 2013 Issue
Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross *EDITORS’ CHOICE* (review link)
Blood Between Queens by Barbara Kyle (review link)
The Doctor and the Rough Rider by Mike Resnick (review link)
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani (review link)

February 2013 Issue
The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen by Syrie James (review link)
The Duchess of Drury Lane by Freda Lightfoot (review link)

November 2012 Issue
Jane by Robin Maxwell (review link)
The Unfaithful Queen by Carolly Erickson (review link)
Wicked Pleasures by Penny Vincenzi (review link)

August 2012 Issue
Confessions of the Creature by Gary Inbinder (review link)
Ladies in Waiting by Laura L. Sullivan (review link)
Madame Serpent by Jean Plaidy (review link)

May 2012 Issue
Mr Bishop and the Actress by Janet Mullany (review link)
Four Sisters, All Queens by Sherry Jones (review link)
The Secret Keeper by Sandra Byrd (review link)
The Woman Who Loved Jesse James by Cyndi Myers (review link)
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats by Carolyn Meyer (review link)

February 2012 Issue
The Centaur in the Garden by Moacyr Scliar (review link)
The Glass Harmonica by Dorothee E. Kocks (review link)
The Last Nude by Ellis Avery (review link)
The Unexpected Miss Bennet by Patrice Sarath (review link)

November 2011 Issue
The September Queen by Gillian Bagwell (review link)