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By Hilary Benford -
In this second in the series after Sister of the Lionheart, Joanna is now a widow, journeying with her brother on the Third ...Read Review
By Christy Nicholas -
In this 4th book in the Druid’s Brooch series, it’s 1177 A.D. in Ireland, it appears Norman invaders are on the ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Chadwick -
1219, England. William Marshal, England’s greatest knight, is on his deathbed. He has sent a trusted servant to fetch the precious Templar silks ...Read Review
By Rebecca Kightlinger -
In Kightlinger’s debut novel, Megge is a girl of Bury Down, a small village in the medieval Cornish countryside. To an outside ...Read Review
By George Steger -
Sebastian’s Way: The Paladin, book two of The Sebastian Chronicles, is the retelling of Charlemagne’s continued challenges as king, then emperor, ...Read Review
By Jeremy Bennett -
It is imminently apparent that Bennett has not only done his research but is also an admirer of his protagonist, Sir Andrew de ...Read Review
By Roy Stedall-Humphryes -
This is Book One of the Bellême series. Books Two and Three have already been published. In this fast-paced story filled with ...Read Review
By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Roberto Tiraboschi -
In 1118 AD in Venice, amidst famine and fear, an innocent young woman from a noble family disappears. The household scribe, a tortured ex-monk, ...Read Review
By Victoria Vane -
This is a love story set in Scotland in the middle of the 12th century. Alexander, raised as a foundling at a monastery, ...Read Review
By Tracey Warr -
This is the second volume of a trilogy based on the life of Nest ferch Rhys, the Welsh princess who was one of ...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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