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By Sam Maggs -
This graphic novel recounts the adventures of real-life 18th-century pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, with cameo appearances by Jack Rackham. Anne’s ...Read Review
By Martine Bailey -
The story of Tabitha and Nathaniel de Vallory, which began in The Almanack, continues in this mystery set in the Cheshire countryside. It ...Read Review
By Natasha Pulley -
In this alternate-history adventure, Joe Tournier comes to in a Londres métro station in 1898, so named because Napoleon won the Battle of ...Read Review
By Bevis Longstreth -
This is the story of Thomas Machin, an engineer of somewhat flawed character who enlisted in the British Army and was posted to ...Read Review
By Samuel Endicott -
In 1759, 15-year-old Molly Lake and her family, living on a farm near Schenectady, New York, are attacked by Indians led by a Canadian. ...Read Review
By Eliza Knight -
Scotland,1746. Annie MacPherson is a healer working for Prince Charles Edward Stuart. Craig MacLean is an officer in his army. Their story opens ...Read Review
By Alex Rutherford -
In 1744, young Nicholas Ballantyne, fresh from his studies, expects to spend the rest of his life as the heir, and later laird, on ...Read Review
By Steve Goble -
In this fourth Spider John mystery, set in 1723, “Spider John” Rush, minding his own business as ship’s carpenter, sees a fellow shipmate ...Read Review
By Gita Trelease -
Trelease’s follow up novel to Enchantée (now retitled All That Glitters) continues her portrayal of a Paris during the French Revolution ...Read Review
By Samantha - By Silva -
On August 30, 1797, midwife Parthenia Blenkinsop arrives at a house in North London to deliver Mary Wollstonecraft’s baby. She’s expecting another routine ...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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