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By Robert Edric -
The east of England in the summer of 1954. Jimmy Devlin, aged 30, lives off his wits in a peripatetic hand-to-mouth existence, finding work and ...Read Review
By Ellie Dean -
I enjoyed this novel, which is the 14th in a World War Two historical saga set on the English south coast in a ...Read Review
By Fiona Valpy -
Chateau Bellevue is initially a beautiful safe haven in rural France, where good news and celebration abound. It’s 1938, and the world is ...Read Review
By James Holland -
For the record, it was known as Operation Argument; for those who were involved it was just known as the Big Week! By ...Read Review
By Lou Berney -
November Road is a gripping drama steeped in the aftermath of the JFK assassination in 1963. Charlotte Roy has made the uncertain decision to ...Read Review
By Wendy Webb -
Wendy Webb’s newest Gothic novel is partly a paranormal time-slip with occasional ghosts and spooky happenings. It’s also a multi-period saga ...Read Review
By Anna Jacobs -
Another novel from the immensely prolific Anna Jacobs – the popular Australian-based historical fiction writer. This is the third in the Honeyfield series, and ...Read Review
By Patricia Harman -
In Harman’s third volume of the Hope River series, midwife Patience Hester must use all her skills, medical, physical, and emotional, to ...Read Review
By Kristina Olsson -
The mid-1960s saw a string of changes for countries around the world, and many had their eyes on the United States. By 1965, ...Read Review
By Marina Perezagua - By Valerie Miles (trans.) -
August 6, 1945: the day spawning the nightmare of H. A young girl sits in a classroom when the atomic bomb is dropped from 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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