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By Mary Novik -
In her second novel, Mary Novik explores the life of a woman betrayed by a real historical poet. Muse tells the story of ...Read Review
By Frank Payton -
In 1361, Sir John Hawkwood is leading an army of mercenaries known as the White Company through Italy. The army consists of men from ...Read Review
By Jeri Westerson -
This entertaining series featuring Crispin Guest never disappoints. Once a wealthy knight, Crispin was stripped of his title when he was found guilty ...Read Review
By John D. Cressler -
In the 1360s, Grenada is the last surviving stronghold of Muslim rule in Spain. Between 1367 and 1369 the Castilian Civil War is being fought ...Read Review
By David Blixt -
This was my first introduction to David Blixt’s novels – and I can see what all the fuss is about – I loved it! ...Read Review
By Christian Cameron -
Christian Cameron is a very successful historical novelist who has written a whole series of novels set in ancient Greece. Cameron has now ...Read Review
By P. C. Doherty -
Set in 1381, Doherty’s twelfth in his Brother Athelstan series pits the insightful Dominican and Cranston, Lord Coroner, against both John of Gaunt’...Read Review
By Christopher Buehlman -
It is 1348, and the Black Death has come to wreak its destruction. Thomas, a fallen knight, finds himself in the company of a ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
When Bernard Cornwell makes his appearance at our conference in London, his latest novel will have just been published. For those lucky enough ...Read Review
By Jeri Westerson -
Late one night in 1386, Crispin Guest is walking along London Bridge when he encounters a man falling from the bridge into the Thames ...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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