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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
By Margaret Frazer -
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
By Josephine Allen -
Princess Zoë of Byzantium, niece of Emperor Constantine Palaeologus Dragases, is the focus of this overlong novel, set against the backdrop of the ...Read Review
By Brian Wainwright -
Moving from a sublime Ricardian novel to an hysterically funny one, Wainwright’s Alianore Audley holds a place in my heart. What an ...Read Review
By Meredith Whitford -
When I consider all the books I’ve read where Edward IV and Richard III have been the primary focus (including Alianore Audley, ...Read Review
By R. Garcia y Robertson -
This is the second book about Robyn Stafford, formerly of Hollywood, California, who is “currently” living in 1460 England. In the previous book, Knight ...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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