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By Lindsey Davis -
More cloak-and-dagger than sword-and-sandals, Master and God follows Emperor Domitian’s Rome (AD 80-96) through the eyes of ‘a reluctant hero’, Gaius Vinius ...Read Review
By Lauren Willig -
Historian Eloise Kelly is back, still working with a treasure trove of primary sources for her dissertation on English spies immersed in the ...Read Review
By Robert Lyndon -
England, AD 1072, and a Christian knight languishes in Anatolia, captive of Emir Suleyman. His ransom: four rare birds of prey, gyrfalcons to be ...Read Review
By Sylvia Kelso -
In Australia, Dorian Wild shockingly witnesses a ghost traipsing about her apartment and office. Intent on discovering what this sighting means, Dorian delves ...Read Review
By Conn Iggulden -
Conqueror is the story of the renowned scholar and warrior Kublai Khan, but it is also the tale of those men who shaped ...Read Review
This sequel to The Solitaire Ghost picks up right where the first story left off. Twenty-first century lawyer Dorian Wild is in the ...Read Review
By James Jackson -
The last decade of the 13th century sees the Crusader city of Acre awaiting the final onslaught from an overwhelming Saracen army. Benedict, ...Read Review
By Mike Resnick -
In Mike Resnick’s last “Weird West” book The Buntline Special, Doc Holliday survived the battle at the OK Corral and “killed” an ...Read Review
By Robert Low -
For me, this was a book of two halves. Each scene is vividly told, with unusual phrasing and a knowledgeable eye for detail. ...Read Review
By A. C. Gaughen -
Tyrants come in all forms – princes, sheriffs, and even lowly thief catchers. Fortunately for the people ground under the heels of those tyrants, ...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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