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By Pamela Kaufman -
Published 1986Published 2002
Three years after Lady Alix of Wanthwaite accompanied King Richard on Crusade, she is 16 and living happily on her estate while her husband ...Read Review
By Pamela Kaufman -
Published 1984Published 2002
When her home is attacked by the Earl of Northumberland, 11-year-old Alix, heiress to Wanthwaite, is ordered by her dying father to disguise ...Read Review
By Anthony A. Goodman -
The historical setting of this novel is not the heyday of the Crusades, but three centuries later. This is good to keep in ...Read Review
By Martin Cruz Smith -
Few novelists possess Martin Cruz Smith’s talents in transporting a reader to a different era and actually making them believe they too ...Read Review
By Francis Bryan -
When I was a boy growing up, there were two books that kids were assumed to have read: one was Tom Sawyer, and ...Read Review
By Molly Gloss -
Wild Life charts the life of Charlotte Bridger Drummond, a rather freethinking woman. The action takes place in the Pacific Northwest logging towns ...Read Review
By Lewis Libby -
This first novel is garnering a great deal of attention in its paperback release. Libby, who is Vice President Cheney’s Chief of ...Read Review
By Sue Harrison -
Our tale begins in 602 BC, as a group of storytellers are meeting. Their stories take us back to the 7th millenium BC, where ...Read Review
By Morgan Llewelyn -
Brian of Boruma was the son of one chieftain and the brother of another, but he was perhaps greater than them both. The ...Read Review
By Anna Lee Waldo -
We are immediately thrust into a Calusa village in 1151 A.D. in what is now Florida. The land is productive, but the elements ...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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