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By Anthony Riches -
Retribution is the third and final instalment of Riches’ trilogy covering the Batavian revolt of 69 AD, aka the Year of the Four Emperors. ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
This is the 24th installment in the Alan Lewrie naval adventures, this one set in 1796. Napoleon has invaded Italy, and England is out ...Read Review
By Ken Czech -
In 1841 Afghanistan, in the recently captured Kabul Fort, British Captain Reeve Waterton is having a heated discussion with his commanding officer, Brigadier Shelton. ...Read Review
By Betsy Cornwell -
In this gender-bending Robin Hood reimagining, 16-year-old Silvie Loughsley has lived under her brother’s cruelty for too long. Now that John’s ...Read Review
By Meaghan Wilson Anastasios -
The Honourable Thief, Anastasios’ first solo novel, draws extensively on her personal experience as an art historian and archaeologist in the Mediterranean and ...Read Review
By Michelle Morgan -
Soon-to-be fourteen-year-old Joe wants to be an aviator. He dreams of flying through clouds like his hero Smithy, Australia’s great aviator, Charles ...Read Review
By John Danielski -
On 24 August 1814, near Bladensburg, Maryland, Royal Marine Captain Pennywhistle is scouting for a suitable spot for British Congreve rockets. The British force, heading ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
The Baltic Prize takes us to Scandinavia at the beginning of the 19th century. The Anglo-Russian War, September 1807–1812, took place after Russia signed ...Read Review
By Matthew Harffy -
North East Britain, the Dark Ages. Ancient paganism battles with new faith. Rival cultures jostle for supremacy. Kings plot to establish new nations. ...Read Review
By David Gibbins -
Inquisition is not your usual Grail quest. David Gibbins has created a 21st-century version with Jack Howard, hero of nine previous adventure stories, ...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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