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By Gert Hoffman -
Translated from the German by the late author’s son, this fictional biography depicts an episode in the life of 18th century scholar ...Read Review
By Jan Needle -
Instead of finding himself before a court-martial for smuggling, Midshipman William Bentley is promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the Biter. Although Captain ...Read Review
By Julia Ross -
Robert Sinclair Dovenby is London’s favorite rogue. His reputation with the ladies is well known. When his current paramour finds two women, ...Read Review
By Randall Wallace -
Implausible as it may seem, England sought to procure Russian troops to assist in putting down the American Revolution. While every American schoolchild ...Read Review
By Janet Warner -
I must admit to having been completely ignorant about Catherine Boucher Blake, William Blake’s wife, until I read this book. I’m ...Read Review
By J. Ardian Lee -
This is the fourth and final volume of the historical fantasy series that began with the novel Son of the Sword (2001) and continued ...Read Review
By Kathleen Ernst -
(1) Twelve-year-old Elspeth Monro has come to North Carolina Colony from Scotland with her grandparents, Angus and Morag MacKinnon. Raised on tales of the ...Read Review
By Alexandre Dumas -
Alexandre Dumas knew how to construct a fast-paced tale of adventure and romance, mixing history and fiction, and creating an atmosphere of intrigue ...Read Review
By Frances Sherwood -
Published (c1993)Published 2004
Originally published in 1993, the re-issue of Vindication in paperback is a welcome addition to any bedside table reading collection. This fictionalized version of ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
The indefatigable Alan Lewrie sails yet again through troubled waters in Dewey Lambdin’s eleventh sea adventure. Lewrie, now a Captain in the ...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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