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By Sigmund Brouwer -
Orphaned at 10 and raised by monks, Thomas is 18 when he realizes the time has come for him to honor his mother’s deathbed ...Read Review
By Sally Nicholls -
1349. Thirteen-year-old Isabel and her family live in the Yorkshire village of Ingleforn. Farming is Isabel’s whole life, but that is about to ...Read Review
By Jacques Le Goff - By Jean Birrell (trans.) -
This is a scholarly, yet brief and readable, study of the development and use of money in the High Middle Ages. Some areas ...Read Review
By Paul Doherty -
This is the seventh in a series by Doherty that uses the clever structure of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales on which to weave ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Ashworth -
Elizabeth Ashworth’s second novel is, like her first, set in the north but this time during the Great Famine in the reign ...Read Review
By Ciel Dexter -
In the time of the Black Death, a small Roma family travel halfway around the world until they arrive in England. Their journey ...Read Review
By Maggie Bennett -
In the mid-14th century, a young English fighting man, Wulfstan Wynstede, joins the Black Prince in the wars with France. Wulfstan is ...Read Review
By Susanna Gregory -
Matthew Bartholomew has returned from his escapades in York to begin the final revisions with his students at his college in Cambridge. The ...Read Review
By Anne O’Brien -
Set in England in 1362, The King’s Concubine is the story of Alice Perrers, the infamous mistress of King Edward the Third. She ...Read Review
By Kate Sedley -
Roger Chapman is a peddler who has, quite by accident, become an agent of King Richard III. His reputation as the king’s ...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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