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By David Donachie -
Royal Navy Captain Edward Brazier has reason to be pleased with life, even though he has no ship at present under his command. ...Read Review
By Joan Druett -
This historical adventure/thriller centers on the pirate Hochman’s treasure trove of doubloons, which purportedly sunk with his ship near a haunted ...Read Review
By Gini Grossenbacher -
In 1849, pregnant Brianna Baird is sent to New Orleans to bear her bastard child. When the child dies, Brianna falls into the clutches ...Read Review
By Simon Scarrow -
Day of the Caesars is the latest novel in Simon Scarrow’s long-running Eagles of the Empire series, set in the 1st century ...Read Review
By Shirley Hughes -
In 1944, Florence, Italy, is under Nazi occupation, and 13-year-old Paolo is the man of the house since his father has disappeared into the ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
This is the third book in a trilogy on the Hundred Years War, the first being about the Battle of Crecy (Fields of ...Read Review
By Jason Born -
Quaker’s War is the first thrilling novel of Jason Born’s The Long Fuse series. It’s the story of the beginning ...Read Review
1796, and Lieutenant John Pearce is headed to England on board a hospital ship, his future uncertain. But first there is a small matter ...Read Review
By Steve Goble -
Spider John Rush was a married carpenter, but forced by circumstance into piracy. Now he and his friend Ezra must once again join ...Read Review
By Nicola Pryce -
Set in Cornwall in 1793, the early scenes in this book reminded me of Daphne du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek. However, the story ...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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