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By Douglas Jackson -
‘I am a soldier.’ This is the answer Valerius gives to himself and others. A young but scarred veteran who has lost his ...Read Review
By Anthony Riches -
Bloody; Graphic; Intense. These are just some of the words that could describe this new addition to Anthony Riches’ Empire series. It is ...Read Review
By Martin Jensen -
1018. A bloody war has just ended, Viking marauders roam, and tensions between Saxons and Danes are at fever pitch. The Danish king Cnut, ...Read Review
By Mary Novik -
In her second novel, Mary Novik explores the life of a woman betrayed by a real historical poet. Muse tells the story of ...Read Review
By Leigh Greenwood -
With the crack of a rifle shot, this romantic adventure is off and running. It is 1865, just weeks after the ending of the ...Read Review
By Carla Kelly -
In her new novel set in 1780, Carla Kelly presents a very simple plotline of brand inspector Marco Mondragon opening his heart again despite ...Read Review
By Robert Antoni -
Sporting surely the funniest title of the year, As Flies to Whatless Boys is a kind of complex word game, a historical narrative ...Read Review
By Lynn Cullen -
In this tremendously detailed account of Edgar Allan Poe’s supposed affair with poet Frances Osgood, the years 1845 to 1847 are narrated by the ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
A Colourful Death is the second book in the trilogy of Cornish mysteries written by established author Carola Dunn and recently published in ...Read Review
By Anne Perry -
In this, the 19th installment in Perry’s William Monk series, a moral dilemma is presented to us: if someone knows that 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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