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After a bloody fight and a six-week separation, Francis’s lover, the handsome but troubled David, leaves for Morocco, and Francis can’t ...Read Review
The second outing for 20th-century painter Francis Bacon as an accidental sleuth opens with a bang: “The war was over: Herr Hitler was ...Read Review
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Francis Bacon is a flamer, for sure, in more ways than one. Because of severe asthma, he can’t serve on the front ...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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