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By k.c. dyer -
This is the third installment of a time travel trilogy written for young adult readers. In this episode, Darrell returns to Eagle Glen ...Read Review
By C.L. Grace -
The prolific Paul Doherty does it again – here as the author of the compelling Kathryn Swinbrooke series, featuring the marvelously clever Canterbury physician/...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
This is a spin-off from the author’s Dame Frevisse mystery novels, set in 15th century England. You may be inspired, as I ...Read Review
By Aliette Armel - By trans. Alison Anderson -
To keep her husband, the Italian Renaissance painter Piero della Francesco, amused and inspired, the shy and subdued Silvia reads him the story ...Read Review
By Claire Delacroix -
Michael Lammergeier, the seventh son of Magnus Armstrong, will fulfill a momentous prophecy. Until then he dreams at night of a woman who ...Read Review
Thirteenth in Margaret Frazer’s Dame Frevisse series, The Hunter’s Tale, set in 1448, is the best yet. As expected, the mystery is ...Read Review
By Claudia Gross -
The Toby Press is an independent publisher whose purpose is to produce fine literary and commercial fiction and, in addition, to bring works ...Read Review
By Sandra Worth -
Embarking upon a noble literary endeavor, Sandra Worth gives us the life of Richard of Gloucester – that’s Crookback Richard III the nephew-murderer ...Read Review
By Posie Graeme-Evans -
The publisher claims this book to be a “sweeping historical saga of lust, conspiracy, and betrayal,” and I couldn’t agree more! The ...Read Review
By John Cowper Powys -
Originally published in 1940, this grandly written epic recounts the adventures of Rhisiart, a 15th century Oxford student who returns to the land ...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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