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By Mary Wine -
Helen Grant is a stubborn woman whose will cannot be bent. Or so she thinks. After escaping MacPherson Castle and the equally stubborn ...Read Review
By Amanda Carmack -
Murder at Fontainebleau is the fifth installment of Carmack’s Elizabethan Mysteries. The novel opens just after the death of Kate Haywood’s ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
One of the less documented Tudor women is explored in Gregory’s latest 16th-century read. Margaret, elder sister of Henry VIII, was a ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
The seedy underworld of London in 1554 is explored through the eyes of Jack Blackjack, who wakes up behind a pub next to a ...Read Review
By Winston Graham -
Published 2016Published c1963
Following the fortunes of a bastard son of the Killigrew family in Cornwall, Winston Graham recounts an epic tale of war between Elizabeth ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Fremantle -
Queen Elizabeth I is ageing and without an heir. Arbella Stuart, niece to Mary Queen of Scots, is first in line for the ...Read Review
By Laura Andersen -
Andersen brings her alternate history series (the linked Boleyn and Tudor Legacy trilogies) to a close in this exciting sixth volume. Queen Elizabeth ...Read Review
By Matthew Reilly -
Published 2015Published 2016
England, 1543. Elizabeth Tudor is 13 years old and, as third in the line of succession, vulnerable to the political intrigues that surround the throne. ...Read Review
By Cathy M. Donnelly -
Set in Scotland in the aftermath of Flodden Field, There Is A Place is an interesting novel that is slightly different to the ...Read Review
By Kristin Gleeson -
Gabrielle – Abby – is an eighteen-year-old widow and an accomplished musician under the tutelage of her father in Paris when she overhears a plot ...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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