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By Ellen Ekström -
Francesco de Romena is a knight and count. His father, who died in ignominy and rightfully so, murdered his brothers. His other family ...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
This is a spin-off from the author’s Dame Frevisse mystery novels, set in 15th century England. You may be inspired, as I ...Read Review
By C.L. Grace -
The prolific Paul Doherty does it again – here as the author of the compelling Kathryn Swinbrooke series, featuring the marvelously clever Canterbury physician/...Read Review
By Claudia Gross -
The Toby Press is an independent publisher whose purpose is to produce fine literary and commercial fiction and, in addition, to bring works ...Read Review
By Sandra Worth -
Embarking upon a noble literary endeavor, Sandra Worth gives us the life of Richard of Gloucester – that’s Crookback Richard III the nephew-murderer ...Read Review
By Laura Kinsale -
Set in the reign of Richard II, this is a sequel to Kinsale’s historical romance For My Lady’s Heart, and takes ...Read Review
By Brian Wainwright -
The year is 1396, and King Richard II is without an heir. Suspicious of those around him, he sees plots to steal the throne ...Read Review
By Claire Delacroix -
Michael Lammergeier, the seventh son of Magnus Armstrong, will fulfill a momentous prophecy. Until then he dreams at night of a woman who ...Read Review
Thirteenth in Margaret Frazer’s Dame Frevisse series, The Hunter’s Tale, set in 1448, is the best yet. As expected, the mystery is ...Read Review
By Posie Graeme-Evans -
The publisher claims this book to be a “sweeping historical saga of lust, conspiracy, and betrayal,” and I couldn’t agree more! The ...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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