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By V.A. Stuart -
The tyrannical, venal, sadistic, and antisocial ship’s captain is such a common figure in historical fiction about the age of the “iron ...Read Review
By Rosetta Loy (trans. Gregory Conti) -
Published 2003Published 2003 (c1995)
Although the “hot chocolate” arrives only in the final chapters, what come before are emotional and sometimes shocking events in an Italian family ...Read Review
By Douglas Reeman -
It is a curious fact of historical fiction that while library shelves buckle under the weight of novels on the Royal Navy, only ...Read Review
The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 is a watershed event in the history of British India. A rebellion by regiments of the British-officered units ...Read Review
By Jack Cavanaugh -
The second book in veteran inspirational author Jack Cavanaugh’s Songs of the Night series begins in the autumn of 1943. Two young members ...Read Review
By Makato Oda -
Situated on a South Pacific Island during the latter days of World War II, this is an important story (translated by Donald Keene) ...Read Review
By Sean Belanger -
Second in a series about the Indian struggles in 1873 Northern California, Belanger has once again penned a riveting tale. The review from Time ...Read Review
By C. Burton Nelson -
“Bud” Nelson was a combat soldier with U.S. Airborne Forces in Europe in World War II. He takes his firsthand knowledge of ...Read Review
By W. Barnard Faraday -
In 503 CE, some years after the Roman Legions have departed from Britain, Artorius, a Duke of the Legions, is sent north by Aurelian, ...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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