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By Jennifer Niven -
Velva Jean Hart, heroine of Niven’s debut novel, Velva Jean Learns to Drive, makes a welcome return in this sequel. Velva Jean ...Read Review
By Teresa Flavin -
Fourteen-year-old friends Sunniva Forrest and Blaise Doran visit a private museum in Phoenix Square, London. Blaise is excited at the prospect of seeing ...Read Review
By Linda Collison -
Patrick MacPherson, born Patricia, is surgeon’s mate aboard the frigate H.M.S. Richmond. The ship and her survivors depart the 1762 siege ...Read Review
By Tom Taylor -
In February 1812, Major General Isaac Brock must defend Upper Canada against American attack, but he lacks sufficient numbers to succeed in this endeavor. ...Read Review
By Jackie French -
AdventureBiographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
When Nanberry sees the great ships of the white-skinned ghost-people sailing into Sydney Cove, he does not realise that he is witnessing the ...Read Review
By Susan F. Craft -
Lilyan Cameron runs a wallpapering and artist shop in 1780 Charlestown, South Carolina. The future “Charleston” is under siege from the British during the ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
Western writer Richard S. Wheeler gives us the latest novel in his Barnaby Skye series, The First Dance, which deals with border conflicts ...Read Review
By Mary Hooper -
Velvet has a secret within her past. Worse still, she is in danger of losing her livelihood in Ruffold’s Steam Laundry, because ...Read Review
By Clive Cussler - By Justin Scott -
Josephine Josephs Frost loves to fly, but when she witnesses her husband murder Marco Celere, she flees for her life. When she enters ...Read Review
By Simon Acland -
Readers of Simon Acland’s previous book (The Waste Land), in which the adventures of 12th-century crusader Hugh de Verdon are reconstructed 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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