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By M.C Muir -
Tainted Prize is the second in the Under Admiralty Orders series about Oliver Quintrell, a naval captain serving at the beginning of the ...Read Review
By David Wesley Hill -
This first installment in Hill’s adventures of young Peregrine James, set during the height of Elizabethan ‘sea-dog’ days, has a shape that ...Read Review
By Joan Druett -
In this 19th-century romance, Druett writes with a keen sense of irony. For example, in the midst of a storm around Cape Horn, ...Read Review
By Douglas Boren -
I enjoy pirate-based stories so much I even write my own series, so I am somewhat hesitant to meet characters created by other ...Read Review
By Terry Deary -
1838. History is about to be made. Two steam ships will cross the Atlantic for the very first time. One is the Great Western, ...Read Review
By John Sugden -
“Then something surprising happened,” writes this beguiling author. It certainly does, not only on that occasion but throughout. Falling in love with The ...Read Review
By Shelagh Mazey -
Violet Allen is the daughter of a smuggler and the childhood sweetheart of Matthew Stone, a fisherman. Destiny seems to have their lives ...Read Review
By Linda Collison -
Surgeon’s Mate (Book Two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series) is a delightful fictional first person narration inspired by the experience ...Read Review
By Susan Verrico -
Jameson Cooper’s dream of becoming a printer like his father is dashed when his parents die of the pox and he is ...Read Review
By Alaric Bond -
It is 1798, and Ireland is rising up against her British masters. Two friends, Crowley and King — the one Irish and the other British — ...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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