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By Ann Benson -
Benson has made a name for herself juxtaposing the medieval and the modern (Plague Tales, for instance) and here, again, she proves that ...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
This latest entry in the Dame Frevisse mystery series does not disappoint. In 1446, Dame Frevisse and her superior, Domina Elisabeth, arrive at St. ...Read Review
By Carolyn Street LaFond -
Alessandra Lippi is the beautiful daughter of the infamous painter Fra Lippo Lippi. Her story begins in 1467, as she tells of her first ...Read Review
By Robert Nye -
In this novel’s first American publication, readers are introduced to the rascal John Falstaff of Shakespeare fame. It is 1459, and Falstaff, at ...Read Review
By Carol Gino - By Mario Puzo -
The title of this novel evokes The Godfather both as a marketing device and an indication of the tone to be taken. This ...Read Review
By C.L. Grace -
It is 1471. Kathryn Swinbrooke, an accomplished physician, is asked to investigate a recent plague of rats in Canterbury. But Kathryn is not in ...Read Review
By R. Garcia y Robertson -
Robyn Stafford has flown from Los Angeles to England to surprise her lover on his birthday. Unfortunately, she finds that Collin is married ...Read Review
By Ann Chamberlin -
The second in the Joan of Arc Tapestries series, Oak Wood is a well-researched novel in which Chamberlin masterfully interweaves elements of the ...Read Review
By Oakland Ross -
Pitoque is a traveling merchant who sells his wares throughout the Aztec empire. While not an Aztec himself, he acts a spy for ...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
Robert Fenner, a landholder and former squire, attempts to settle a dispute between his lady wife Blaunche and her former in-laws. Believing that ...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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