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By Simon Le Vay -
The famous Donation of Constantine, an 8th-century document allegedly giving great swaths of temporal authority and ownership to the Catholic Church, is perhaps ...Read Review
By J. Tullos Hennig -
In this gay romantic fantasy, the old tales of “Robyn” Hood are reworked in a way I’ve longed for for years. The ...Read Review
By David Gilman -
1346, and the reign of Edward III. Edward’s ambition is to regain his lost lands in France, and so begins the 100 Years’ War. ...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
It is 1097 when the First Crusade besieges the powerful city of Antioch. The Crusaders and the motley crowd of pilgrims, preachers and camp-followers ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
Warlord opens with Prince John groveling before his elder brother, King Richard. The king’s men, including Robin Hood and the hero and ...Read Review
By Andrew H. Vanderwal -
Young Alex Macpherson time-travels to medieval Scotland in a quest to discover why his parents have disappeared into the 13th century – and if ...Read Review
By Jack Hight -
As the name implies, Holy War is an action-packed Crusader novel, the third book in Jack Hight’s Saladin Trilogy. The story begins ...Read Review
By W. B. J. Williams -
This historical fiction has been set up to read like a historical manuscript, complete with footnotes by the “translator” and definitions to assist “...Read Review
By Elizabeth Chadwick -
Published 2000Published 2013
Early in the novel, young Fulke FitzWarin, while serving as a squire in the court of Henry II, earns the displeasure of Prince ...Read Review
By Donnita L. Rogers -
A series, of which this is the first, based on the women of Beowulf written by a woman who taught the epic in ...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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