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By Roger Jewett -
Navy Captain Andrew Troost is a consummate professional bound for high command, but is married to his career more than to his alcoholic, ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
By the summer of 1658, it is clear that the reports of Damian Seeker’s death were greatly exaggerated… In truth, this most cunning ...Read Review
By Bill Rapp -
In 1955 Karl Baier is the Acting Chief of Station at the CIA site in bustling Vienna, Austria. Although Vienna is a hotbed of ...Read Review
By A.J. Sidransky -
The Interpreter is a fictional biographical WWII thriller, alternating between 1939-40 and 1945, gleaned from family records, particularly the experiences of Kurt Berlin. In 1939, 17...Read Review
By Arthur Phillips -
In 1591, by order of the Sultan, chief physician Dr Ezzedine travels to the Elizabethan court, regretfully leaving behind wife, son and contentment. Confident ...Read Review
By A.D. Swanston -
A freezing February in 1574 sees London brewing with paranoia, superstition and violence. Trouble is brewing and it feels like a keg of powder ...Read Review
By Alex Rosenberg -
Member of Parliament from Scotland Jennie Lee is swept up in both romantic and political maneuverings in the turbulent 1920s and 1930s. Only 24 ...Read Review
By Jennifer Young -
Dr. Max Falkland is the daughter of the Home Secretary, is extremely rich, is a trained archaeologist, can fly a plane, and her ...Read Review
By Harry Sidebottom -
You might suppose that a man who has earned the garlands of a Corona Civica for saving the life of a fellow Roman ...Read Review
By C.S. Quinn -
1789. Attica Morgan, illegitimate daughter of an English lord and an African princess, erstwhile slave, and now British spy, killer, and a woman with ...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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