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By M. Glenn Taylor -
Published 2009Published 2010
Trenchmouth Taggart lives three different lives over his 108 years, spanning the years from 1903 to 2010. Dumped into a river during a strange version of ...Read Review
By Freda Lightfoot -
This is the first book by Freda Lightfoot I have read and, despite the fact that I am not a lover of sagas, ...Read Review
By Patrick Taylor -
Ulster in the 1960s. In the village of Ballybucklebo, 24-year-old Dr Barry Laverty gladly accepts a year as full-time assistant in Dr Fingal ...Read Review
By Maureen Lindley -
“In 1914, at the age of eight years, I was caught spying on my father Prince Su as he made love to a fourteen-year-old ...Read Review
By Nicola Upson -
This is the second novel featuring crime writer, Josephine Tey as a sleuth. She is invited to visit the Cornish home of Inspector ...Read Review
By Charlotte Mandel (trans.) - By Jonathan Littell -
This is an immense novel; both in terms of its size, for it was a physical challenge to take this on the daily ...Read Review
By Esther Vilar -
Young Carlota is the daughter of an Argentinian diplomat in the US during the Kennedy years. Her governess – the eponymous Mademoiselle – is a ...Read Review
By Leila Meacham -
Howbutker, a small town in east Texas, is home to three dynasties: the DuMonts, the Warwicks, and the Tolivers. The history of the ...Read Review
By Kate Walbert -
“‘What can be done?’ asks Man.‘What cannot be done?’ answers Woman.” This apt quote signifies the thrust of five generations of women ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
Commander Thomas Kydd, RN, is determined to once again sally forth to protect England from the threat of Napoleonic France. In this tenth ...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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