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By Robert Alexander -
In the first two decades of the 20th century, two worlds collide in Russia. The fall of the Romanovs and the massacre ...Read Review
By Pauline Gedge -
After tackling the revolt against the Hyksos in her superb Lord of the Two Lands trilogy, Pauline Gedge returns in excellent form with ...Read Review
By Jacquelyn Cook -
This fictionalization of the life of historical Macon, Georgia, native Anne Johnston presents a faithful depiction of her life before, during, and after ...Read Review
By Justine Picardie -
Here is a novel which combines the life stories and the novels of Daphne du Maurier and the Brontës, a literary mystery ...Read Review
By Marek Halter -
When Herod’s mercenaries make one of their nighttime raids on Nazareth, quick-thinking young Miriam—later renamed Mary by census officials—helps the ...Read Review
By Benjamin Markovits -
This is the second in the author’s Lord Byron series – though both novels can be read independently and indeed this is set ...Read Review
Author Marek Halter was born in Warsaw and at age five crawled with his family through the sewers to escape the Nazi extermination ...Read Review
By Anne Rice -
The saga of Anne Rice—from lush pseudonymic S&M erotica, through vampires and witches given flesh-and-blood reality we common mortals never ...Read Review
By Eric Lerner -
This novel is told from the point of view of Scottish immigrant Allan Pinkerton, who became the backbone of Lincoln’s Civil ...Read Review
By Jesse Browner -
What would you do if someone were to tell you that you had one more night to live? How would you spend those ...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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