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By Joan Rice -
Joan Rice’s diary covers the years from September 1939 to December 1942. She came from a middle-class family, attended secretarial college and then worked ...Read Review
By Layne Maheu -
Song of the Crow retells what is, perhaps, the Western world’s most widely-known creation myth – the story of Noah and the flood – ...Read Review
By Alys Clare -
At the end of the 12th century, England is in the grip of a very cold winter. Food is short and so is ...Read Review
By M. L. Tyndall -
In 1665, Lady Charlisse Bristol escapes from an abusive uncle and boards a ship to the Caribbean to search for her merchant father, whom ...Read Review
By Shana Galen -
Set in pre-Regency England, No Man’s Bride begins a series about the amorous adventures of four friends who have sworn never to ...Read Review
By Jane Jackson -
Grace Damerel is the daughter of the local tin mine owner and, as such, carries a huge burden of guilt over the recent ...Read Review
By Maureen Peters -
Inspired by Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, this unusual novel tells the story of Aspen Stewart, Heathcliff’s daughter, born of a loveless ...Read Review
By Charlotte Bingham -
This story follows a well-worn narrative path. The opening chapters are about a group of young people living the gilded life of the ...Read Review
By Frances McNeil -
This novel opens in working class Leeds in the 1920s. Jessica Price, the central character, comes from a Catholic family whose father makes ...Read Review
By Olen Steinhauer -
For those not familiar with Steinhauer, this is far from being a brain candy novel. It requires work and attention, but the rewards ...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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