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By Arthur Gilchrist Brodeur - By Farnham Bishop -
The story is set in the Bronze Age Mediterranean, where King Minos rules the sea with his fleet and terrorizes his enemies with ...Read Review
By Persia Woolley -
The story of Arthur and Guinevere has been told and retold numerous times, but this first volume of Woolley’s Guinevere trilogy, originally ...Read Review
By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles -
This is book 3 of the Morland Dynasty series, in which Cynthia Harrod-Eagles traces 500 years of British history from the point of view of ...Read Review
By Deborah Swift -
The Civil War and its aftermath have finished and the King is back on his throne, but the memories of the awful conflict ...Read Review
By Liz Carlyle -
1856, Victorian England. Governess Grace Gautier is accused of murdering her fiancé, a man who offers her security and a home, who just happens ...Read Review
By Mike Kearby -
In 1864 Texas two young brothers are surprised by Comanches. William, the younger brother, is taken by the Indians and raised as a Comanche ...Read Review
By Sara Sheridan -
In London, 1842, actress Mary Penny has brought disgrace on her respectable family. Mary’s brother-in-law, botanist Robert Fortune, forces her to accompany him ...Read Review
By Andrea Busfield -
Growing up half-wild in a village outside Keryneia in northern Cyprus, Loukis Economidou cares more about his mother Dhespina and his childhood sweetheart ...Read Review
By Hilary Thayer Hamann -
Published 2003Published 2010
Literature is riddled with coming-of-age stories. The drama of adolescence lends itself to gripping narrative – first love, first heartbreak, self-discovery. One of the ...Read Review
By M.L. Malcolm -
Leo Hoffman, the central character in this fascinating and deftly written novel, set during the years between the two World Wars, is a ...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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