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By Richard Woodman -
In A Ship for the King, Richard Woodman left his readers wondering which side Captain Kit Faulkner would choose at the start of ...Read Review
By Alexine Crawford -
The principal character in Comely Grace is Abigail Mannory, daughter of a tanner in the Surrey town of Farnham in the mid-17th ...Read Review
By Giles Kristian -
This is the first in a planned trilogy of novels set during the English Civil War, and this tale begins in 1642 with the ...Read Review
By Ian Saunderson -
Child of Aetos is the story of James Stanley, seventh Earl of Derby and supporter of King Charles during the seventeenth-century English Civil ...Read Review
By Richard Woodman -
Having first gone to sea at the age of sixteen, spending the better part of forty years in various nautical posts, and then ...Read Review
By Stacia M. Brown -
Set in England during Cromwell’s interregnum, Accidents of Providence centers on Rachel Lockyer, a glove maker’s apprentice accused of murdering her ...Read Review
By Gillian Bagwell -
Jane Lane, daughter of an affluent Royalist family during Cromwell’s Commonwealth, longed for adventure over respectable marriage. This she found when the ...Read Review
By Fiona Mountain -
In 1624 Henrietta Maria, Princess of France, was betrothed to Charles, future King of England as Charles I. Amongst the English delegates sent over ...Read Review
By Nick McCarty -
John Fox is an expert scout, taking the practice into a sort of espionage where he can gain information in towns as well ...Read Review
By Michael Arnold -
When I was at school our history books gave the impression that the English Civil War was a rather gentlemanly affair between romantic ...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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