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By Sabrina Jeffries -
In 1822, Sir Lachlan Ross is widely feared in his guise as The Scottish Scourge, but Lady Venetia Campbell remembers her former neighbor as ...Read Review
By Mary Jane Staples -
This is the story of how Maisie Gibbs met Daniel Adams and it all began. Maisie was born in 1876 in London’s East ...Read Review
By Maxim Chattam (trans. Susan Dyson) -
Translated from the French, this thriller alternates between present-day France and 1920s Cairo. Marion is whisked away to Mont-Saint-Michel by the French Secret ...Read Review
By Nora Gallagher -
In the summer of 1945, near Los Alamos, Eleanor, a gifted painter who has fled to the desert to escape a destructive marriage, rescues ...Read Review
By Andrew Martin -
An amateur footballer has seriously injured a goalkeeper at a friendly match on the railway grounds in York and railway detective Jim Stringer ...Read Review
By S. Yizahar (trans. Nicholas de Lange) -
Called “the founding Father of Israeli literature…and master of prose fiction,” Yizhar produced Preliminaries at a time when the majority of scholars ...Read Review
By Pauline Chandler -
This is the story of a young woman, Berengeria—a Viking queen who comes with her people to live on the coast of ...Read Review
By Ed Glinert -
From central London this guide directs the reader, street by street, on a literary voyage of discovery. Characters both real and fictional are ...Read Review
By Steven Saylor -
Steven Saylor, the award-winning mystery writer of the Roma Sub Rosa series, undertakes the multigenerational historical saga in his latest novel, Roma. Pioneered ...Read Review
By Susan Carroll -
It is the year 1585, and a prophecy has foretold the coming of a Daughter of the Earth, the soon-to-be leader of the Silver ...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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