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By Conn Iggulden -
Artaxerxes is the Persian king’s oldest son and heir. Cyrus is Artaxerxes’ younger brother, and the main character of the book, at ...Read Review
By Adrian Goldsworthy -
The Encircling Sea sees the return of Goldsworthy’s loveable rogue Flavius Ferox to the northern frontier of Roman Britain in 100 AD. Roughly ...Read Review
By David Gilman -
Scourge of Wolves is fifth in The Master of War series and, this said, it stands alone. It is a gritty novel set ...Read Review
By Anthony Riches -
Retribution is the third and final instalment of Riches’ trilogy covering the Batavian revolt of 69 AD, aka the Year of the Four Emperors. ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
This is the 24th installment in the Alan Lewrie naval adventures, this one set in 1796. Napoleon has invaded Italy, and England is out ...Read Review
By David Kitz -
It’s Holy Week of AD 30 in Jerusalem. Roman centurion Marcus Longinus, on remote duty along with his wife and children in the ...Read Review
By Matthew Harffy -
North East Britain, the Dark Ages. Ancient paganism battles with new faith. Rival cultures jostle for supremacy. Kings plot to establish new nations. ...Read Review
By Lynn Bryant -
The setting is the Napoleonic Wars, and the subtitle is: A Novel from the Battle of Bussaco to the Battle of Sabugal, which ...Read Review
By John Danielski -
On 24 August 1814, near Bladensburg, Maryland, Royal Marine Captain Pennywhistle is scouting for a suitable spot for British Congreve rockets. The British force, heading ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
The Baltic Prize takes us to Scandinavia at the beginning of the 19th century. The Anglo-Russian War, September 1807–1812, took place after Russia signed ...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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