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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
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Drawing from a little-known time in American history, Mercer Girls is the riveting story of three women looking to escape their pasts and ...Read Review
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At seventeen, Zenobia bat-Zabbai of 3rd-century Palmyra is old enough to wed, but none of the prospective suitors meets her approval. She is ...Read Review
Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. This long novel is a retelling of the Pocahontas and John Smith story. Opening with Pocahontas as a child, 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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