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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
By Dominic Smith -
Set in 1890s Chicago and the South Pacific, Smith’s third novel begins when an insurance tycoon sponsors the world’s tallest skyscraper. ...Read Review
By Mary Volmer -
Published 2006Published 2011
The tiny mining town of Motherlode isn’t just another place to try one’s luck in Gold Rush California. It’s also ...Read Review
By Jane Johnson -
In The Salt Road, Jane Johnson creates twin narratives about women from very different cultures who both take the eponymous Salt Road, the ...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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