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By Tessa Afshar -
After years under the oppressive yoke of her grandfather’s and mother’s expectations, Ariadne runs away to her father’s house in ...Read Review
By Rick Deragon -
This riveting novel is set in 1st-century Rome following Nero’s rule. Galba, the governor of Spain, declares himself emperor. Four Roman generals ...Read Review
By Dixie Distler -
When the star appears in Bethlehem to announce Jesus’s miraculous birth, Tabor is just a baby. His parents befriend Joseph and Mary, ...Read Review
By Helen Dale -
Helen Dale’s first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, won Australia’s Miles Franklin Award; she was the youngest recipient ever. ...Read Review
By Anthony Riches -
Retribution is the third and final instalment of Riches’ trilogy covering the Batavian revolt of 69 AD, aka the Year of the Four Emperors. ...Read Review
By Lindsey Davis -
This is another story in the Falco series set in Rome in the first century AD. It concerns Falco’s daughter, Flavia, who ...Read Review
By Kristi Saare Duarte -
Uneducated but passionate with love for God, the young Jesus yearns to be a teacher, a Rabbi, to touch others with the oneness ...Read Review
By David Kitz -
It’s Holy Week of AD 30 in Jerusalem. Roman centurion Marcus Longinus, on remote duty along with his wife and children in the ...Read Review
By Simon Turney -
Everyone knows his name, and everyone thinks they know what he did while Emperor. This is an account from his youngest sister, Julia ...Read Review
By Robert Fabbri -
Rome, AD 63. Vespasian has been made Governor of Africa. However, this is no reward for faithful service by an increasingly unpredictable Emperor Nero. ...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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