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. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Scott D. Southard -
The incidents of Jane Austen’s life are well known to her fans, and we are legion. Author Southard has taken the facts ...Read Review
By Duncan Craig -
1887. 5Cav is an abbreviation for the 5th Cavalry Regiment. The novel is set in 5Cav’s base at Fort Glen, where the primary ...Read Review
By Christy English -
Having loved Christy English’s eloquent novel on Eleanor of Aquitaine (To Be Queen), I couldn’t wait to read more by this ...Read Review
By Alyson Richman -
Published 2001Published 2013
Set during the late 1800s in Japan and in France, this novel is a portrait of two artists, Kiyoki and his father, Ryusei. ...Read Review
By Eleanor Catton -
In January 1866, Walter Moody, newly arrived in the New Zealand goldfields, stumbles into a furtive gathering of twelve local men who have met ...Read Review
By Cindy Kelley - By Michael Landon Jr. -
From the director and screenwriters who brought Janette Oke’s Love Comes Softly to life comes this exciting, original series set in Reconstruction-era ...Read Review
By David O. Stewart -
Lincoln is a popular topic. David O. Stewart, a respected historian, has made a strong contribution with The Lincoln Deception, his first work ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Ross -
Paris, 1888. Sixteen-year-old Maude is in search of a better life. But Paris can be a cruel city, and economic necessity drives her to ...Read Review
By Nicole Jordan -
New York Times bestselling author Jordan plans to follow five aristocratic Wilde cousins in Regency England to their true mates. This second book ...Read Review
By Jean Rowden -
Sergeant Beddowes from Scotland Yard is sent to the West Country to investigate a spate of jewel robberies from country houses. Working closely ...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.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review