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By Nicolaas Vergunst -
In 1510 the first murder in South Africa’s history was committed. Francisco d’Almeida, disgraced ex-Viceroy of Portuguese India, was returning to Lisbon ...Read Review
By Richard Blake -
Jarrow in the Dark Ages. Also the cold and wet ages, a particularly wearing combination for Brother Aelric, aged 94. Even worse, a pack ...Read Review
By Robyn Young -
Brethren is a new edition of Robyn Young’s best-seller first published in 2006, the first of her Brethren trilogy. The novelty of this ...Read Review
By Rory Clements -
This is the second novel by Clements featuring the Elizabethan ‘intelligencer’, John Shakespeare. His more famous younger brother pops up from time to ...Read Review
By Clive Cussler - By Justin Scott -
Josephine Josephs Frost loves to fly, but when she witnesses her husband murder Marco Celere, she flees for her life. When she enters ...Read Review
By Charles Frazier -
One of my favorite lines in Nightwoods is: “Luce was not much maternal.” She is young, single, and childless, but by the time ...Read Review
By W.E.B. Griffin - By William E. Butterworth IV -
Just after Victory in Europe day, Cletus Frade, Army Air Force fighter jockey, Argentine commercial pilot, and member of the OSS, finds himself ...Read Review
By Robert Wilton -
This is a promising debut. Robert Wilton has used his knowledge of government to concoct a story of betrayal and deceit set in 1805, ...Read Review
By Anette Fuhrmeister (trans.) - By Helen Fry (ed.) - By Martin Freud -
The narrator is a refugee in London in 1939. Turfed out of his lodgings and finding himself homeless with five pennies in his pocket ...Read Review
By Rebecca Cantrell -
In this third book in a series, journalist Hannah Vogel, wanted by the Nazis, returns to Berlin, ostensibly to cover the 1936 Olympic Games ...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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