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By Megan Maynor -
Helga may be young, but she has one ambition—to be a warrior just like Ingrid the Axe. Although her parents downplay her ...Read Review
By Dena Bain Taylor -
AD 542. Beowulf’s sister has just spoken a dark prophecy about his future: annihilation or shame. On the heels of this, a mysterious ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
This is the (probable) conclusion to The Last Kingdom series, which follows the adventures of Uhtred, the lord of Bebbanburg (Bamburgh), during the ...Read Review
By Terri Brisbin -
This story, Book Five in the multi-authored Sons of Sigurd series, is set in 9th-century Scotland. Beautiful widow Katla Thorfinnsdottir was abused by ...Read Review
By Joanna Courtney -
There is nothing better than that feeling, sustained from the first page to the last, that you’ve stumbled upon a new favourite ...Read Review
By Christina Courtenay -
The Runes of Destiny is the follow-up to Christina Courtenay’s magical Echoes of the Runes. Although the books share a location and ...Read Review
By Eric Schumacher -
“Oaths are like iron, Torgil,” whispered my father… “You cannot break them. To do so is to bring shame to you and your ...Read Review
By Garth Pettersen -
The Cold Hearth (The Atheling Chronicles, #3) by Garth Pettersen is an enthralling medieval Norse tale that continues the adventure of the little-known historical ...Read Review
By Johanna Wittenberg -
Norway, 9th century. Asa has won back her home, but her warriors are few, and the spring promises raiding parties led by men ...Read Review
By Thomas J. Howley -
Thomas J. Howley brings the Irish hero, Wolf the Quarrelsome, to life in the medieval Nordic saga, Wolf of Clontarf. The tale begins ...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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