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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By Lauren Haney -
Traveling far from their usual Nile River haunts, Egyptian frontier officer Lt. Bak and his loyal Medjay (Nubian) police must cross a vast ...Read Review
By Don Coldsmith -
This is the latest volume of the Spanish Bit Saga, by a multi-published and much honored Western author. The story tells of a ...Read Review
By Jonatha Ceely -
This novel is set against the backdrop of an English estate, where a mysterious servant called Paddy conceals her true identity and gender ...Read Review
By Ernest Haycox -
Published (c1944)Published 2003
“White men have fought each other since the beginning of time. Red men have fought each other. Now the races fight. Well, we’...Read Review
By Judith Miller - By Tracie Peterson -
This inspirational novel is volume 3 in the Bells of Lowell series. Girls working the textile mills of 1833 Lowell, Massachusetts, threaten a turnout if ...Read Review
By Linda Dorrell -
This novel takes place during the Influenza Epidemic of 1917-1918. The setting of a small town in South Carolina and a well detailed ...Read Review
By Rebecca Pawel -
It is 1940. The Spanish Civil War has finally ended, while the war in Europe heats up. Carlos Tejada, newly promoted to lieutenant in ...Read Review
By Leslie Silbert -
This is a contemporary thriller with associational historical elements. Though there are brief scenes told from Christopher Marlowe’s point of view in ...Read Review
By Melvin J. Cobb -
Vessel of Honor is the story of Sahlin Malae, the Ethiopian baptized by Philip in the eighth chapter of Acts. It’s also ...Read Review
By Tom Connery -
Published 1999Published 2003
George Markham of the Royal Marines has overcome every obstacle placed in his path in two previous novels in Tom Connery’s series ...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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