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By Bevis Longstreth -
This is the story of Thomas Machin, an engineer of somewhat flawed character who enlisted in the British Army and was posted to ...Read Review
By Damion Hunter -
This is set in the time of Emperor Domitian’s Dacian Wars. The story flits between Dacia and Rome, following the final story ...Read Review
By John Ware -
1914: an innocent abroad, New Englander Daniel Wyndham comes to Tralee, County Kerry, in search of the Irish heroes of legend, especially as told ...Read Review
By Alex Gough -
It’s 213 AD, and if Centurion Sergius Gaius Silus thought he’d left behind the “secret service” of the Arcani, he has another ...Read Review
By Paula Lofting -
This is the second book in Paula Lofting’s Sons of the Wolf series, first published in 2016 and now republished in revised and ...Read Review
By Steven Pressfield -
Jerusalem and the Sinai Desert, 55 AD. Two decades have passed since the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth, and the fledgling Christian church struggles ...Read Review
By Jonathan Spencer -
Mata, 1798. This is a tale filled with tension, spurred on by the violence, tragedy and love of the times. In this second book ...Read Review
By David Gilman -
Winter 1364. Once again, war between England and France is coming. Sir Thomas Blackstone, Edward III’s Master of War, is sent to secure ...Read Review
By Mark Turnbull -
The King’s Spy by Mark Turnbull is a fast-paced novella set during the aftermath of King Charles’s final battle of the ...Read Review
By Terry Mort -
Going from a private investigator in Los Angeles to a naval officer in 1942 doesn’t seem to be much of a jump to ...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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