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By Caro Fraser -
It is summer 1936, and Sonia Haddon is hosting a party at a country house in Surrey. A motley collection of people is there, ...Read Review
I appreciate that it is often the publisher rather than the author who chooses the title for a book and for commercial rather ...Read Review
By Caro Fraser -
A standalone sequel to The Summer House Party, Summer of Love continues the story of a family in post-World War II England, a ...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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