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By V M Whitworth -
Anglo-Saxon England, 900 AD: Athelfled, the late King Alfred’s daughter, is married to the ailing Lord of Mercia, and she wants to keep ...Read Review
By Lori Handeland -
Imagine that Shakespeare is a vampire, and that the Dark Lady he wrote about in his sonnets is a zombie-hunter named Kate, and ...Read Review
By Katia Fox - By Lee Chadeayne (trans.) -
When Ellen is forced to flee home, she must pretend to be a boy to pursue her life’s passion: to become a ...Read Review
By George Mann -
Multiples of a single criminal are turning up dead at crime scenes in the streets of London. Veronica’s visionary sister is undergoing ...Read Review
By Robyn Young -
Insurrection is the first part in Robyn Young’s trilogy about Robert the Bruce. The death of Alexander III of Scotland sets the ...Read Review
By N. M. Browne -
1st century AD. The Romans have invaded Britain, and Caractacus, the charismatic Celtic leader, is struggling to unite the warring Celtic tribes against ...Read Review
By Amanda Forester -
A sealed missive orders Morrigan McNab’s brother to kill the bishop. In his absence, the task falls to her. If she fails, ...Read Review
By Troon Harrison -
This story is told by Kallista, the 14-year-old daughter of a nomadic horsewoman. It is the year 102 BC, and her father and two ...Read Review
By Jack Whyte -
Being Scotch-Irish and fascinated with the history of Scotland, I was happy to have the opportunity to read and review Jack Whyte’s ...Read Review
By Marie-Louise Jensen -
Sophia is an intelligent, energetic girl who reads Aphra Behn’s plays, rides horses and is a crack shot. She also has a ...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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