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By Mavis Cheek -
When Flora Chapman’s husband dies in a bizarre ballooning accident, she suddenly realises her new freedom. Edward Chapman dominated Flora’s life, ...Read Review
By Melodie A. Cuate -
This is book three of the author’s Mr. Barrington’s Mysterious Trunk series. This time a ghost comes to lead friends Hannah, ...Read Review
By Felicity Pulman -
There is always a problem being an adult reviewer of a children’s novel; one is pickier than the young readers the novel ...Read Review
By Tony Faber -
Between 1885 and 1916, Carl Faberge made fifty jewelled eggs. These were given as Easter presents from Russia’s last two tsars to their wives. ...Read Review
By Pat McIntosh -
Augie Morrison had ordered a quantity of books from the Low Countries, planning on keeping some for himself, giving some to his friend, ...Read Review
By Denis Lépée - By Sue Dyson (trans.) - By Yves Jégo -
Orphaned Gabriel de Pontbriand has fled the stifling conformity of the country life his uncle has planned for him for the flesh pots ...Read Review
By Jessica Stirling -
On the brink of being coerced into an unwanted marriage to an old, albeit rich, neighbour, young Nicola Templeton flees to Georgian Edinburgh ...Read Review
By Zana Bell -
Charlotte Badger is a heroine of a type I’ve not encountered before. A strapping, self-reliant, and clever woman, Charlotte’s not above ...Read Review
By Madeline Hunter -
Having just surrendered her virginity to Lord Norbury whom she thought intended marriage, Lady Roselyn Longworth was devastated to learn he thought of ...Read Review
By Hillel Halkin (trans.) - By S.Y. Agnon -
In this, Agnon’s final novel, the eminent Hebrew author overlays the comical story of a young Galician writer who has been living ...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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