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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 Robert F. Lackey -
Accessible characters and rich historical detail mark this third in Lackey’s nautical series set in 1840s Maryland. Sonja and Ben Pulaski struggle ...Read Review
By Robin Lloyd -
In January 1863, a storm forces American captain Everett Townsend to sail his ship reluctantly into the Port of Havana. Before arriving there, he ...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
By J. P. Jamin -
In 1602 BCE, Luyan is a slave aboard a Cilician vessel. When a sea battle turns against them, only Luyan’s life is spared. ...Read Review
By Philip K. Allan -
During the 1790s, fighting between England and France on the Atlantic become continuous battles. At this time, HMS Agrius, captained by Percy Follett ...Read Review
By Norman Schell -
John Tanner, a young Englishman trained as a ship’s carpenter and groomed for command of a merchant vessel of his own in ...Read Review
By James Keffer -
Commander William Brewer is reveling in his first opportunity to captain a ship. To be sure, the HMS Revenge is a smaller ship ...Read Review
By Linda Collison -
This third book in the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series takes place during the years leading up to the American Revolution. Patricia has ...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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