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By Jeanne Kalogridis -
Set in the late 15th century, The Scarlet Contessa capitalizes on the decadence of that time. It is the story of Caterina Sforza, ...Read Review
By Margaret Mallory -
Jamie Rayburn first fell in love with Lady Linnet as a teenager living in Paris, only to find that Linnet was using him ...Read Review
By Sara Poole -
Sara Poole, in her new novel, Poison, captures the color and pace of the best contemporary thrillers. With a style similar to James ...Read Review
By Barbara Willard -
1485. The Wars of the Roses are over and Henry Tudor is on the throne. The defeated Yorkist, Sir Thomas Jolland, on his way ...Read Review
By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles -
Fifteenth-century England was a time of tremendous change. As the Wars of the Roses raged on, a new middle class emerged, comprised mainly ...Read Review
By Mitchell James Kaplan -
In 1492, three events would change Iberia and change the world: Isabella and Ferdinand’s reconquest of Muslim Granada, the expulsion of the Jews ...Read Review
By Margaret Mallory -
Noblewomen of the early 1400s are accustomed to being political pawns in dynastic struggles. Isobel’s father wed her as a child to ...Read Review
By Marina Fiorato -
In her latest novel, Fiorato brings us a lively, face-paced blend of history, art, and romance. Set in Renaissance Italy in 1482 during the ...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
As an actor with a traveling company, Joliffe has played many roles. But when the Bishop Beaufort asks him to play the spy, ...Read Review
By Susan Higginbotham -
The story of Elizabeth Woodville and Edward IV has been told hundreds of times, but never quite the way that Higginbotham tells it ...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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