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By Russell Whitfield -
Gladiatrix is set in the 2nd century, at the height of the Roman Empire, whose rulers were a discordant mix of classical learning ...Read Review
By Ruth Downie -
This is the second installment in the trials and tribulations of our memorable hero, Medicus Gaius Petreius Ruso, a Gaul serving with the ...Read Review
By Rosemary Rowe -
Gloucester, 189 AD. Celtic traditions, settlements and languages remain in the countryside, but in the towns Roman ways prevail, and all is peaceful. Until ...Read Review
By Donna Gillespie -
In her phenomenal 1994 debut novel, The Light Bearer, Donna Gillespie introduced readers to the Germanic warrior and seer, Auriane, whose fate becomes entangled ...Read Review
By Joy Nash -
In Avalon in A.D. 130, Clara, the daughter of the commander of the Second Roman Legion, seeks a magical grail stolen from her ...Read Review
By Rosemary Rowe -
Glevum (modern day Gloucester) in Roman Britain, 188 AD. Libertus, the pavement maker, is sick. However, his patron, Marcus Septimus, has a pressing concern. ...Read Review
By Gillain Bradshaw -
This is the story of Ariantes, a Prince of Sarmatia, land of nomadic tribes beyond the Danube. Newly conquered by Rome, their armies ...Read Review
By Harry Turtledove -
Nicole Gunther-Perrin, single mother and transplanted Californian, is having the worst week of her life. Her deadbeat ex-husband heads to Cancún with ...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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