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By Judith Starkston -
Of Kings and Griffins is the third novel in a fantasy series set in Hitolia, a fictional realm based on the Hittite Empire. ...Read Review
By Kei Kianpoor -
In approximately 600 BCE, King Astyages of Media dreams that his daughter’s newborn son will dethrone him and dominate the world. The fearful ...Read Review
By Mitchell Kaplan -
Rome is falling from the edges inward and from the core out. The moral lessons for our own time of a falling empire ...Read Review
By Cathy Marie Buchanan -
Britain, first century AD. Hobble lives in a secluded community. Years ago, her grandfather and uncles went off to battle the invading Romans, ...Read Review
By Hongcheng Yu -
Two thousand years ago the Qin Empire in China was overthrown. Civil war erupted. The Chu Kingdom, led by Xiang Yu, and the ...Read Review
By Luther Tsai - By Nury Vittachi -
Modern-day middle schoolers Marko and Miranda use their grandfather’s magic mirror to journey back in time to 210 BCE China. The first Chinese ...Read Review
By Sigmund Brouwer -
Crippled from a childhood injury, Atlatl is unable to hunt with the other men. While he’s smart, it takes hunting prowess to ...Read Review
By Marcia Berneger -
Devorah and Benjamin are eager for presents on the first night of Hanukkah. Before they are allowed to open their gifts, their grandparents ...Read Review
By Harald Johnson -
Tom Cook, a journalist for Science Alive, is on assignment in Gibraltar photographing an excavation and writing about the discovery of a Neanderthal ...Read Review
By Thomas Keneally -
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Shelby Apple is approaching the end of his days after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2015. As he contemplates his ...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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