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By Roby James -
What if William Wallace has a child? What if Jilliana is also Edward the First of England’s granddaughter? What if the only ...Read Review
By James Reasoner -
This fifth novel in the Civil War Battle series focuses on the West and on the Union taking the city of the book’...Read Review
By Ron Carter -
During the summer of 1777, recurring series character Caleb Dunson is a member of General Washington’s underfunded, poorly-trained Continental Army. After the costly ...Read Review
By Dan O’Brien -
As an old man on the eve of WWII, Valentine McGillycuddy remembers an earlier conflict when he served as contract surgeon in the ...Read Review
By Philip Danze -
The lush, vibrant and often harsh landscape of colonial West Africa provides a stunning backdrop to this tale of offbeat characters and an ...Read Review
By Eric Shanower -
Originally serialized in the comic book series Age of Bronze, issues 1-9. An accursed family; a deadly oath; a fiery prophecy; a beautiful ...Read Review
By Wilbur Smith -
Pharaoh Tamose is killed in the desert during a military campaign against the Hyksos. His son, Prince Nefer, is too young to take ...Read Review
By Janette Oke - By T. Davis Bunn -
The Song of Acadia series began with two young women, one British and one French, who become close friends despite the fact their ...Read Review
By Louis de Wohl -
Published 2001 (c 1958)
The story of Giovanni Francis Bernardone begins with the tale of Roger de Vandria, who is seeking money to press his claim in ...Read Review
By Robert H. Rowe -
Clearly written in a style which poignantly underlies the intense emotion and beliefs felt on both sides of the American Revolution, Quest for ...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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