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The Royal Navy of the Crimean War is hardly the place where historical novels go for seaborne adventure, but V.A. Stuart’s ...Read Review
Captain Phillip Hazard’s Crimean War saga continues in volume 4 with his assignment to investigate the strength of the Russian garrison in Odessa. ...Read Review
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The tyrannical, venal, sadistic, and antisocial ship’s captain is such a common figure in historical fiction about the age of the “iron ...Read Review
The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 is a watershed event in the history of British India. A rebellion by regiments of the British-officered units ...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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