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By Elizabeth Redfern -
It is 1609, and Ned Warriner has covertly slipped back into London, following a two-year self-imposed exile for rescuing a Catholic friend falsely accused ...Read Review
By Andrew Dennis - By Eric Flint -
This is the third year since the Ring of Fire, the catastrophic event dropping an American town with its inhabitants into seventeenth century ...Read Review
By Marsha Canham -
When a rogue privateer captained by Juliet Dante discovers a Spanish galleon attacking and sinking an English ship, she and her crew intercede. ...Read Review
By Pat Montague -
This novel of the war-ravaged People of the Deer takes place in western New York State and Ontario, mid 17th century. While exploring ...Read Review
By Kathleen Morgan -
Three years after the Massacre of Glencoe, Maggie Robertson enters a nunnery. While she wishes to serve God, she also flees the man ...Read Review
By Neal Stephenson -
Quicksilver is the first novel in what the author describes as the Baroque Cycle. This lengthy narrative explores “the bold, curving forms, elaborate ...Read Review
By Indu Sundaresan -
“What is her attraction?” the courtiers wonder. Why has Emperor Jahangir married Mehrunnisa, the daughter of a treasurer? Granted, she is beautiful, but ...Read Review
By Anna Beer -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
In comparison to her famous husband, very little is known about Bess Ralegh (1565-c.1635). But Anna Beer has pieced together the records she ...Read Review
By Sophie Ferrer -
This well-written historical adventure/romance set in 17th century. Macao and Kaifeng probably won’t find a mainstream publisher due to its unique ...Read Review
By Tobsha Learner -
This first historical by Australian playwright and novelist Learner has a number of things in its favor: an original setting, an intriguing heroine, ...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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