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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
By N. B. Dixon -
Sherwood’s most famous resident is back for the second installment of N.B. Dixon’s Outlaw’s Legacy trilogy. Following Heir of ...Read Review
By E.M. Powell -
Yorkshire, 1176. When a village blacksmith is viciously murdered, the lord of the manor intends to hang his suspect, an outlaw, despite the absence ...Read Review
By Priscilla Royal -
In 1282 in England, Prioress Eleanor, Sister Anne, and Brother Thomas travel to the Mynchen Buckland Priory with a gift to be delivered to ...Read Review
By Robyn Cadwallader -
In the year 1320, in anticipation of a major family inheritance, Lady Mathilda commissions a book of hours: an exquisite book, to raise the ...Read Review
By Karen Maitland -
This novel is set in 1316 near Dartmoor and uses three narrators. One is the Prioress Johanne of the Sisters of the Knights of ...Read Review
By Julia Ibbotson -
“She heard the chime of the church clock in the village. Midnight. The hour of witches and ghosts. The hour of magic.” Thus ...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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