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By Susanna Kearsley -
When art gallery assistant Nicola Marter takes hold of a small, carved bird, known only as the Firebird, she can tell at once ...Read Review
By Kerstin Gier -
In this sequel to Ruby Red, reluctant time travelers Gwen and Gideon return to continue their adventures between worlds. The Circle of Twelve ...Read Review
By Marie-Louise Jensen -
Set in the Georgian period, the story centres around wealthy 15-year-old Isabelle, who finds her circumstances dramatically changed and, in despair, tries to ...Read Review
By Daniel Morden -
This collection of tales comes from the early 18th-century travelling gypsy storyteller, Abram Wood, stories which have passed down the Wood family for ...Read Review
By Mary Chiappe - By Sam Benady -
The lesson that I learnt from reading this book is that one should never, ever, judge a book by its cover. The novel’...Read Review
By Alaric Bond -
It is 1798, and Ireland is rising up against her British masters. Two friends, Crowley and King — the one Irish and the other British — ...Read Review
By Michael Dean -
Published 2012Published 2013
Renowned artist William Hogarth, whose paintings and engravings illustrated the unfortunate and decadent lives of 18th-century London residents, is born in the London ...Read Review
By Karen Engelmann -
The Stockholm Octavo is set in 18th-century Stockholm against the background of the last years of Sweden’s Golden Age and the spread ...Read Review
By Tessa Harris -
In this second mystery featuring Dr. Thomas Silkstone, the Philadelphian anatomist living in 1780s London investigates the murder of a castrato singer whose ...Read Review
By Freda Lightfoot -
Dorothy Jordan, Drury Lane’s most notable comedic actress, grew up in Ireland where she had few career choices, being the illegitimate daughter ...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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