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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
By Katherine Roberts -
12th-century Mongolia. Guided by a prophecy that says the wolf will lie with the deer and create a new nation, a boy rides ...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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