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By Kim Rendfeld -
Francia, 783. Fastrada, fourth wife of King Charles, quickly realizes that not all of the royal children are happy to see her wed their ...Read Review
By Theodore Brun -
The second instalment of Theodore Brun’s Wanderer Chronicles returns readers to 8th-century Scandinavia with our troubled hero, Erlan, and his loyal servant, ...Read Review
By Terry Deary -
The Lord Who Lost his Head is set in the 8th century in the reign of King Offa of Mercia (famous for building ...Read Review
By Jason Born -
The massive concluding volume in Jason Born’s Lions & Devils trilogy (after Hell Shall Stir and Devils in the Breach) draws together ...Read Review
By Giles Kristian -
The late 8th century is a time of violence and change in Scandinavia. While the order of the old gods is threatened, and ...Read Review
Norway, AD 785. Following the slaughter of his family by treacherous King Gorm, Sigurd Haraldson has been forced into an early maturity. Still a ...Read Review
By Charles Barnitz -
This volume collects five stories starring Charles Barnitz’s main character, 8th century former monk-turned-advocate, Hring, in a Britannia that has descended into ...Read Review
Jason Born continues his rollicking, delightfully paced series centering on 8th century Aquitaine, which is not only riven internally with the intrigue of ...Read Review
By Tim Severin -
In this third instalment of Tim Severin’s Saxon series set at the end of the 8th century, The Pope’s Assassin brings ...Read Review
By David Hair -
Based in Mandore and Jodhpur in Rajasthan, The Pyre is a fantasy novel that follows two groups of young people, one in 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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