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By Hildi Kang -
630 CE, the fifth year in the reign of the Emperor Taizong, is believed to be a year lucky for merchants’ businesses. Chengli, an ...Read Review
By Kevin Crossley-Holland -
Kevin Crossley-Holland inverts the Viking stereotypes with this sparkling and poetic story. His Vikings lust for trade, not war. Their bravery is demonstrated ...Read Review
By Goran Powell -
DaMo, the nickname for Bodhidharma, begins his life as the privileged son of a military official in 6th-centuryIndia. Skilled in every aspect of ...Read Review
By Giles Kristian -
Raven and his comrades in the Fellowship return in the final part of Giles Kristian’s Norse trilogy. In Odin’s Wolves, this ...Read Review
By William Dietrich -
Published 2011. 2007
Paris, 1798. When American adventurer, sharpshooter and gambler Ethan Gage wins a supposedly cursed ancient Egyptian medallion, and then refuses to sell it to ...Read Review
By Stewart Binns -
Prince John Comnenus seeks out the Old Man of the Mountains in the western Peloponnese, determined to acquire the wisdom he will need ...Read Review
By Mark Keating -
In 1717 Valentim Mendes, Governor of the Portuguese Verdes, midway between Portugal and Brazil, was relieved of his left hand by the pirate Patrick ...Read Review
By Susanne Dunlap -
When Molly is framed for a crime she didn’t commit, she is forced to leave her housemaid position in London and part ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Low Countries, summer 1708. Captain Daniel Rawson, who rose from the ranks to the Duke of Marlborough’s staff, is happy with his career, ...Read Review
By Alexander Kent -
In the King’s Name is the latest in a long naval series, set during the Napoleonic wars, ‘starring’ first Richard Bolitho 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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