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By Nicky Moxey -
This story of Wimer, a little known 12th-century churchman, is inspired by field archaeology. Nicky Moxey is the proud discoverer of the Priory ...Read Review
By Joan Fallon -
Al-Andalus/Córdoba between the years of 1008 and the fall of the city to Sulayman ibn al-Hakim in 1013 AD (no nod given to ...Read Review
By Kathryn Le Veque -
1196 AD, England. Garrett de Moray is Captain of the Royal Guard for King Richard. Lady Lyssa du Bose is a lady-in-waiting to the ...Read Review
By Christy Nicholas -
Beginning in 1846 Ireland, Misfortune of Song is the fifth in the Druid’s Brooch series, which traces the passage of an heirloom with ...Read Review
By Betsy Cornwell -
In this gender-bending Robin Hood reimagining, 16-year-old Silvie Loughsley has lived under her brother’s cruelty for too long. Now that John’s ...Read Review
By Sharon Bennett Connolly -
As slightly more than half of the human population, women have always had an integral role in history. But that role has been ...Read Review
By Annie Whitehead -
With a careful hand and keen appreciation for the era’s material culture, Annie Whitehead, the inaugural winner of the HWA Dorothy Dunnett ...Read Review
By Annette Burkitt -
Archaeologist Annette Burkitt structures this work innovatively through her combination of the flesh (the fictional part of the text) and the bones (detailing ...Read Review
By Tim Leach -
Tim Leach’s previous novel, The Last King of Lydia, was set in an opulent, sunlit Mediterranean city-state in classical antiquity. Nothing could ...Read Review
By Ashley York -
Ireland in 1095 AD is made up of small, fractured clans, each with its own “king.” In the wake of beloved High King Brian ...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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