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By Cryssa Bazos -
January 1652, during the English Civil War: Scottish leader Iain Locharbaidh Johnstone is a prisoner of war in Westminster, until he is sold into ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
Danger fills England in 1648. King Charles I has been dethroned and is held captive by followers of Oliver Cromwell. Puritan Christians scour the ...Read Review
By Julian Whitehead -
The cover of Cromwell‘s Women features a Victorian painting of Cromwell’s mother and wife begging him to spare the life of ...Read Review
By J.G. Harlond -
In 1644, after two years of Civil War, the exiled Queen Henrietta Maria plans to pawn the English Crown Jewels to aid the Royalist ...Read Review
By Nancy Blanton -
Ireland, 1635. Faolán Burke is ordered to Dublin Castle by his clan chief to spy on the English Lord Deputy, Thomas Wentworth. Wentworth ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
S.G. MacLean’s latest addition to the Captain Damien Seeker series sees our grumpy, reluctant hero investigate the death of a man ...Read Review
By Brenda Rickman Vantrease -
This is the sequel to Vantrease’s The Queen’s Promise, a narrative of King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria, and the English ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
In this, the third Seeker mystery, Damien Seeker is sent to Yorkshire, his native county, to prepare for the rule of the newly ...Read Review
By Stella Tillyard -
Published 2018Published 2019
England during the interregnum in the 17th century. Jan Brunt, a Dutch engineer, is employed to assist in drawing up plans for the ...Read Review
By T.G. Stanton -
Some people become fascinated with a period or a person and convert this passion into a project of love. This is true for ...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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