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By Diana Groe -
A fresh new voice in historical romance sets her pen to a star-crossed love story featuring a daughter of an Irish chieftain and ...Read Review
Maidensong is a romance novel that sweeps the reader across the Viking world. Rika, the adopted daughter of a skald (Viking poet), and ...Read Review
By Judson Roberts -
In this first book of the Strongbow Saga, fifteen-year-old Halfdan has been a slave in his father’s household until his Irish mother ...Read Review
By Leah R. Cutter -
Having escaped arrow-shooting skraelings and “the damn monks from Eire,” a boatload of Iselanders (Vikings) blows ashore among the Itza (Maya), in a ...Read Review
By Josie Litton -
Dragon Hakonson, one of the most feared Vikings to come of out the Northlands, has made his peace with Saxon England’s King ...Read Review
These two engaging historical romances (the first two in a trilogy) take place in the late 9th century, and involve efforts by Norse ...Read Review
By Cecelia Holland -
Holland has done it again. Spanning centuries and ages in her twenty-three historical novels, Holland here meets the tenth century head-on in this ...Read Review
By Susan Squires -
In this debut historical romance set in late 7th century Britain, the Saxon witch Britta and Viking warrior Karn ally themselves against the ...Read Review
By Poul Anderson -
Gunnhild, the daughter of a Norse chieftain, learns the ways of power early in life. Taught the art of spellcasting from a Finnish ...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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