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By Paul Dowswell -
1941. The Nazis invade Russia. Misha, our teenage hero, tells us what life is like under Stalin and the NKVD. His father is a ...Read Review
By Eileen Kernaghan -
After her parents die in the sinking of the Titanic, Sophie Pritchard begins having terrifyingly realistic nightmares and premonitions, escalated by the coming ...Read Review
By Elisabeth Marrion -
The Liverpool Connection by Elisabeth Marrion is part two of the author’s trilogy that fictionalises her family history. This time the focus ...Read Review
By Malcolm Archibald -
Douglas Ramsay is a young officer, experienced in the carnage of the Great War, who is assigned to the 20th Royal Scots Guards. ...Read Review
By James Ellroy -
Four Japanese Americans are murdered on the day before Pearl Harbor, opening a book which could be called a police procedural when police ...Read Review
By Stephen Hunter -
Sniper’s Honor is the latest book from Stephen Hunter and the next installment in the Bob Lee Swagger series. The old war ...Read Review
By Jojo Moyes -
Published 2008Published 2014
If you like stories that pull you in quickly, are filled with emotional drama, and provide a vivid atmosphere of the times, you ...Read Review
By Carla Stewart -
Nell Marchwold is an apprentice designer at the prestigious Oscar Fields Millinery in 1920s New York City. For Nell, the joy is not ...Read Review
By Tony Schumacher -
The Darkest Hour is an alternative history in which Great Britain has lost the war and is occupied by the German army, the ...Read Review
By Alexander Terekhov - By Nina Chordas (trans.) - By Simon Patterson (trans.) -
On 3rd June 1943, two bodies are found in the heart of Moscow near the Stone Bridge. It looks like a teenage quarrel and ...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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