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By Jean Burnett -
This is a delightful romp with Jane Austen’s bad girl, Lydia Bennet. Her husband, Mr. Wickham, has left her a penniless widow, ...Read Review
By Derek Robinson -
Derek Robinson has been writing wartime ‘ripping yarns’ (his own words) for over 40 years now, and Piece of Cake is a welcome reissue ...Read Review
By Nick Brown -
Set in Imperial Rome, this is the second book in a series. I haven`t read the first, Agent of Rome: The Siege, ...Read Review
By Casey Clabough -
After the American Civil War, thousands of Southerners migrated to South America seeking a new life. In fact, the Immigration Law of 1860 was ...Read Review
By Gary Jennings - By Junius Podrug -
Hernan Cortez arrived and conquered the Aztec empire, treating former rulers as slaves and workhorses. Now in 1569, Juan the Lepero, a lower class ...Read Review
By Seth Grahame-Smith -
Balthazar, a notorious thief and murderer, escapes Herod’s prison along with two other criminals disguised as “wise men.” In their attempt to ...Read Review
By Sean Thomas Russell -
Published 2012Published 2013
The Terror is at its height. Charles Hayden, captain of HMS Themis, is on the point of setting sail for Le Havre to ...Read Review
By Cooper Moo - By E. D. deBirmingham - By Erik Bear - By Greg Bear - By Joseph Brassey - By Mark Teppo - By Neal Stephenson -
In an alternate 13th century, the Mongol Horde has advanced into Europe, and the great Khagan, the Khan of Khans, has challenged the ...Read Review
By M.C. Scott -
This is the story of Demalion of Macedon, who joins the Twelfth Legion. The story opens in AD 57 in Hyrcania, where the young ...Read Review
By William Dietrich -
In 1803, American adventurer Ethan Gage becomes involved in Caribbean island intrigue when a renegade former French police officer and his henchmen kidnap him ...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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