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Subdeacon Wulfgar “Soft Hands,” fortunate in his employment as Secretary to Fleda, Lady of the Mercians, suffers a dual disruption. Her cousin, Seiriol ...Read Review
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Anglo-Saxon England, 900 AD: Athelfled, the late King Alfred’s daughter, is married to the ailing Lord of Mercia, and she wants to keep ...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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