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By David Donachie -
It is 1794, and Britannia is doing its best to rule the waves to the detriment of Revolutionary France. John Pearce, son of a ...Read Review
By Per Olov Enquist - By Tiina Nunnally (trans.) -
Published 2001Published 2013
In 1768 a magnetic, handsome German physician named Struensee became royal physician to King Christian VII of Denmark. Struensee was a man of the ...Read Review
By Douglas Boren -
I enjoy pirate-based stories so much I even write my own series, so I am somewhat hesitant to meet characters created by other ...Read Review
By Natalia Ginzburg -
Alessandro Manzoni, the eminent author of I Promisse Sposi (The Betrothed) was a famous poet and novelist whose family is depicted herein in ...Read Review
By Patrick Gooch -
The first of a series to be called the Hope Trilogy, The Wells is a long, well-written read, a lovely blend of fact ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Madox Roberts -
This is a reprint of a book originally published in 1930 and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The story is set in 18...Read Review
By Sharon Lathan -
Dr. George Darcy, uncle to the famous Fitzwilliam Darcy of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, embarks on his career with the ...Read Review
By Donna Thorland -
The Turncoat is a strong debut set mostly in British-occupied Philadelphia during the Revolutionary years 1777 to 1780. Kate Grey, the Quaker daughter of a ...Read Review
By Paul Witcover -
1758, London. Daniel Quare, bastard, and Journeyman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, is on a mission. His instructions are to get hold of ...Read Review
By Jack Wolf -
Tristan Hart is a product of his time (the mid-18th century): conversant in Enlightenment philosophy but puzzled by the mechanics of 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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