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A Leader in the Field: A Profile of Historical Novelist Margaret George

Margaret George has been one of the leading authors of historical fiction since the publication of her first novel, The Autobiography of Henry ...Read Article

The Other Windsor Girl by Georgie Blalock Showcases the World of Princess Margaret

What could be more glamorous than life at the side of a princess? American author Georgie Blalock’s new novel about an aspiring ...Read Article

New books by HNS members, November 2019

It’s great to see so many new releases this issue. Congrats to all the authors! If you’re an HNS member who’...Read Article

New Voices: Lorna Cook, Molly Greeley, Alan Hlad & Alec Marsh

WRITTEN BY MYFANWY COOK Debut novelists Lorna Cook, Molly Greeley, Alan Hlad and Alec Marsh create intriguing characters set against the backdrop of ...Read Article

History Rhymes: The Function and Importance of Historical Fantasy

WRITTEN BY KRISTEN MCQUINN Within every issue of Historical Novels Review one section of reviews is labeled “Historical Fantasy,” where readers find books ...Read Article

Marley Lives Again: What Dickens Left Out

WRITTEN BY SAMANTHA SILVA Jacob Marley is not dead, to begin with. He’s very much alive, and he’s the force of ...Read Article

Hidden History: Sexual Violence Against Women & Survivor’s Guilt in World War II

WRITTEN BY CHARLOTTE WIGHTWICK There are many stories about World War II: those of horror from the concentration camps, of the heroism of ...Read Article

History & Film: The Rehabilitation of Mary Stuart

A conundrum: for 2018’s Mary Queen of Scots, how does one avoid a History & Film that won’t be perceived as one ...Read Article

An Innocent Abroad: A First-timer’s Experience at the HNS Maryland Conference

WRITTEN BY GILL PAUL The adventure began for me with a day that lasted 23 hours, from wakening in London to falling into a ...Read Article

Going Far: James Meek’s Pertinent Findings from a Medieval Journey

WRITTEN BY KAREN HOWLETT ‘When I met you on the road near my home, I thought me the qualm was a tale,’ said ...Read Article