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By Alan Gifford -
During World War II, a half-million German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war were held in camps on American soil. Until the war’...Read Review
By Maureen Lindley -
Rather than being demure and submissive, Chinese princess Eastern Jewel is sexually provocative, inquisitive and precocious. In 1914 her father tires of her behaviour ...Read Review
By Douglas Reeman -
The Mediterranean, 1943. The tide of war is beginning to turn. Lieutenant-Commander Robert Kearton has just taken charge of a newly-formed flotilla of motor ...Read Review
By Julia Golding -
1792. In Cat Royal’s fifth adventure, our heroine finds herself and her African virtuoso violinist friend, Pedro, sailing to Jamaica with the Peabody ...Read Review
By Ann Rinaldi -
In the latter years of the Civil War, all the niceties and structure of 12-year-old Juliet Bradshaw’s life are turned upside down. ...Read Review
By Miles Harvey -
This book is subtitled The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America. Jacques LeMoyne de Morgues sailed for the New ...Read Review
By Shona MacLean -
On a stormy night in 1626 in the Scottish town of Banff, the local apothecary’s assistant collapses in the street. Next morning he ...Read Review
By Karen Essex -
In her highly anticipated follow up to Leonardo’s Swans, Karen Essex delves into the controversial heart of the origins of the Elgin ...Read Review
By Renee Bernard -
The title rogue is Victorian-era playboy Julian Clay, Earl of Westerleigh, who is attracted to a young woman he meets at a gambling ...Read Review
By Joanna Bourne -
In her quest to expose the spy known as Cinq and secure her father’s release from prison, Jessamyn Whitby relies on the ...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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