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By Sharan Newman -
Mysteries abound in this compilation of previously published medieval short stories. A wolf that seems to be much more than a normal beast. ...Read Review
By Antonio Garrido - By Thomas Bunstead (trans.) -
Song Cí, a promising young scholar in medieval China, must give up his dream of taking the examination for imperial service when his ...Read Review
By E.M. Powell -
Originally released as a Kindle Serial, The Fifth Knight is a handy twist on the Becket murder and is, from this reader’s ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
Unlike many medieval tales, this novel is not set within rolling hills in the forever green lands of England, but in the dust ...Read Review
By Madeleine E. Robins -
Robins takes the Rapunzel story, removes the fantasy elements, and places it in 13th-century Italy. Sold for Endless Rue does not immediately remind ...Read Review
By Jack Whyte -
The youth of Robert I, King of Scots is described in this second of the Guardians series by Jack Whyte. As the heir ...Read Review
By Mark Richard Beaulieu -
Beaulieu’s meticulously detailed, hugely readable “Eleanor Code” series continues in its serialized fictional narrative of the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine with ...Read Review
By Patrick Dorsey -
God’s Forge tells the tale of the Knights Templar, recently returned from the Crusades and currently stationed in Paris. Unfortunately, King Philip’...Read Review
By David Blixt -
This was my first introduction to David Blixt’s novels – and I can see what all the fuss is about – I loved it! ...Read Review
By Marc Morris -
In starting his account long before 1066 and ending it with the death of William the Conqueror, Marc Morris (author of Castle and 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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