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By Mercedes Rochelle -
It is refreshing to read a description of the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings that does not depict Harold Godwinson ...Read Review
By K. M. Ashman -
The Warrior Princess opens in December 1135, when Wales is relatively calm under the rule of the conquering Normans. Pockets of Welsh resistance do ...Read Review
By A.E. Chandler -
The legend of Robin Hood, begun in the oral tradition during the medieval period, is retold here with a blending of history and ...Read Review
By Victoria Whitworth -
This powerful novel is set in the Humber estuary of northeastern England in the mid-9th century. Radmer, lord of Donmouth, is sent ...Read Review
By J.A. Ironside - By Matthew Willis -
Set in the earlier years of William the Conqueror’s rule over Normandy, An Argument of Blood opens with him as a young, ...Read Review
By John Burgess -
In 12th-century Cambodia during the golden age of the Angkor civilization, the divine right of succession for temple abbots is from an abbot ...Read Review
By Sarah Hawkswood -
This medieval whodunit is set in 1143 in what are now the West Midlands. Droitwich, or Wich as it was known then and as ...Read Review
By Christopher Bland -
François de Beaufort is a knight in the Languedoc region of southern France at the end of the 13th century. When readers ...Read Review
By Anna Belfrage -
Adam de Guirande deeply desires an end to the turbulence in his world. In the year 1327, Hugh Despenser and his lord, King Edward ...Read Review
By J. Tullos Hennig -
1194, England: As this book opens, Templar assassin Guy de Gisbourne, born as noble Gamelyn Boundys, camps in the Shire Wode forest with 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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