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By Emma Blair -
Cordelia and Lexa are heartbroken when they lose the family greengrocery, but soon find work and love in very different places. Lexa takes ...Read Review
By Iris Gower -
Charlotte Mortimer loves her job teaching at the local school, but she is not so sure about her love for her fiancé Luke, ...Read Review
By Rosie Harris -
Tudor Morgan refuses to go down the mine; his ambition is to make a name as a singer. When he and Karen and ...Read Review
By Lilian Harry -
This well-crafted, heart warming, page-turning story is a light rustic romance, set in the Devon of 1952. Interwoven sub-plots of three or four coincident ...Read Review
By Jeannie Johnson -
In war-torn 1940s Bristol, England, Mary Anne’s pawnshop home is burnt down while her son and daughter are in the forces. She ...Read Review
By Rowena Summers -
Alice Chase, once a Londoner and now, in 1939, the wife of Walter, a saw mill worker in Somerset, contends with the lives and ...Read Review
By Simon Young -
In this collection of linked short stories, Simon Young revisits the territory he occupied so beguilingly in A.D. 500, not only literally revisiting ...Read Review
By Dilly Court -
Sagas, the comfy slippers of reading matter. Nothing demanding in style or content, but a good book for bedtime or after a bout ...Read Review
By Margaret Dickinson -
When Fleur Bosley bumped into Robbie Rodwell on a railway station in the blackout she could not have foreseen what a tangled web ...Read Review
By Robert Low -
This is Robert Low’s first part of a Viking trilogy, and his first novel. Robert Low has been a writer and journalist ...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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