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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
By C.C. Humphreys -
The fall of Christian Constantinople to the Turks is a historical fact, but knowing this in no way detracts from the narrative. This ...Read Review
By Judith Geary -
The second book in Judith Geary’s popular Getorix series finds the young Celt in Rome, treading the line between slave and free, ...Read Review
By Glyn Iliffe -
Upon reading the back blurb, my husband quipped, “Another book about that guy.” Here comes Wise Odysseus again, this time in the lead-up ...Read Review
By Sasha Gould -
Venice, 1585. Confined to a convent for the six years since her mother’s death, 16-year-old Laura lives for her memories of her happy ...Read Review
By Iain Gale -
Readers will always be grateful to Bernard Cornwell for bringing the common soldiers, and the spectacularly uncommon Richard Sharpe, to life. Iain Gale ...Read Review
By Matt Phelan -
At the turn of the century, Jules Verne’s novel Around the World in Eighty Days inspired the public imagination. Many adventurers set ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
This is the last of the Captain Rawson novels. The father of the hero, as followers of the series will know, was hanged ...Read Review
By Shana Galen -
An admiral’s daughter, Raeven Russell has the men on her father’s ship wrapped around her finger – which is why she and ...Read Review
By Bill Page -
Roman Britain, 368 AD. Acting Primicerius Canio has become mixed up in the death of a suspected deserter who, in his dying breath, tells ...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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