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By Joan Fallon -
Al-Andalus/Córdoba between the years of 1008 and the fall of the city to Sulayman ibn al-Hakim in 1013 AD (no nod given to ...Read Review
By Ashley York -
Ireland in 1095 AD is made up of small, fractured clans, each with its own “king.” In the wake of beloved High King Brian ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
Pilgrim’s War begins in France in 1096, when a hermit promises the townspeople that Christian soldiers who march to Jerusalem will be rewarded ...Read Review
By Roy Stedall-Humphryes -
This is Book One of the Bellême series. Books Two and Three have already been published. In this fast-paced story filled with ...Read Review
By Alys Clare -
This is the eighth book in Alys Clare’s Aelf Fen series, set in East Anglia in the reign of King William II, ...Read Review
By Garth Pettersen -
Harald, son of Cnute, King of England, Denmark and Norway, sails for Rome. With him are his father, his father’s housecarls, and ...Read Review
By Mercedes Rochelle -
It is refreshing to read a description of the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings that does not depict Harold Godwinson ...Read Review
By J.A. Ironside - By Matthew Willis -
Set in the earlier years of William the Conqueror’s rule over Normandy, An Argument of Blood opens with him as a young, ...Read Review
By David Mullaly -
One of the many reasons I love historical novels is that they can throw light on a real historical person of whom little ...Read Review
By Tony Bradman -
Magnus, son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons, leads us through the events that led to his father’s fateful death ...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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