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Alexander Allerton, Lord Bloxley, kneels earnestly over a dying flower-seller his speeding carriage has just hit, as she entreats him to take care ...Read Review
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In this anthology of four Regency novellas set at Christmas, the protagonists all find unexpected happiness, despite adverse circumstances. In “Lord Blakely’s ...Read Review
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1784. Believing the Lamhurst Gang to be responsible for lawless smuggling in Kent and his father’s death, Jonas Ainsworth, Viscount Langton, decides to ...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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