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By Jack Ludlow -
It is 1097 when the First Crusade besieges the powerful city of Antioch. The Crusaders and the motley crowd of pilgrims, preachers and camp-followers ...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
Jack Ludlow is the pen name of David Donachie, author of many historical novels, Roman, naval, mediaeval, and now this The Roads to ...Read Review
By Margaret Thornton -
A saga set in Edwardian Britain, this is the story of Maddy Moon, a 17-year-old singer with a touring company in the north ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
This is the fifth book in the series which features Inspector Robert Colbeck and Sergeant Victor Leeming, and is set in October 1854. As ...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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