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By Tim Hodkinson -
During the troubled reign of Edward II, former Knight Templar Richard Savage has been left to rot in a dungeon. He is unexpectedly ...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
Jack Ludlow is the pen name of David Donachie, author of many historical novels, Roman, naval, mediaeval, and now this The Roads to ...Read Review
By Jonathan Hopkins -
Jonathan Hopkins’ novel is an engaging Sharpe- or Flashman-style romp. It’s the story of an unlikely friendship between two youths of different ...Read Review
By James Fleming -
A strange, strange novel. We begin pretty much in the middle as the hero, Charlie Doig, is on a barge with his associates ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
Alan Dale, musician and would-be expert sword and dagger man, awaits – as does his master Earl Robert of Locksley – the return from the ...Read Review
By W.E.B. Griffin - By William E. Butterworth IV -
Just after Victory in Europe day, Cletus Frade, Army Air Force fighter jockey, Argentine commercial pilot, and member of the OSS, finds himself ...Read Review
By Eithne Massey -
The Silver Stag is a historical adventure set in Ireland during the 14th century. The story centres on four children in the household ...Read Review
By Colin Falconer -
The Knights Templar and the Mongol Empire have both been popular topics among historical novelists in recent years; this novel has them both ...Read Review
By James Holland -
August, 1942, North Africa. General Gott, the commander of the Eighth Army, is killed, and suspicion points to a previously unknown Axis spy ring. ...Read Review
By Geraldine McCaughrean -
Jess Ford, a young orphan adopted by the people in and around Sundown Town, encounters adventure in his work as a cowboy and ...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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