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By Clare Colvin -
Published 1999Published 2007
This panoramic epic of the Italian Renaissance is set in the court of Vincenzo Gonzaga, 4th Duke of Mantua, who has devoted his ...Read Review
By Jean-Francois Parot - By Michael Glencross (trans.) -
Published 2007Published 2013
Paris, 1761. A senior police officer disappears and raw recruit, Nicolas Le Floch, is instructed to find him. When unidentified human remains come to ...Read Review
By Barbara Ewing -
As Queen Victoria comes to the throne, the mysterious Mrs. Cordelia du Pont begins her meteoric rise to fame and fortune as a ...Read Review
By Rose MacMurray -
This novel, which echoes of the style of some novels of the 19th century, immediately enveloped me, and it has not let go, ...Read Review
By Joan Smith -
Aurora’s sister, Lady Raiker, is widowed. Lady Raiker is not happy to be confined to the Dower House, whilst that thieving, no-good ...Read Review
By Suzanne Arruda -
American Jade del Cameron returns in her second mystery, following Mark of the Lion. In her first adventure, Jade, who had served as ...Read Review
By David Stuart Davies -
This first book in a new series set in World War II-era London features ex-cop Johnny Hawke, who has just started a new ...Read Review
By Georgette Heyer -
When barrister Frank Amberley, who happens to dabble in amateur detection, comes upon a dead body in an abandoned car, furthermore finding a ...Read Review
By Bruce Olds -
Olds (Bucking the Tiger, Raising Holy Hell), turns his stylish prose toward turbulent American Progressive Era history in The Moments Lost. He traces ...Read Review
By Stefanie Zweig -
This is the sequel to Nowhere in Africa, which told the story of the Redlich’s family’s flight from Nazi Germany to ...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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