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By Chris Thorndycroft -
A Brother’s Oath is the first of a trilogy about brothers Hengest and Horsa, Scandinavian raiders who were instrumental in the migration ...Read Review
By David Rollins -
In a western Chinese province, among the dark-eyed, black-haired residents, you can today find blondes, redheads and brunettes with blue or green eyes. ...Read Review
By Jean Ravencourt -
A Lover’s Pinch tells the story behind the painting known as “Gabrielle d’Estrees and One of Her Sisters.” Gabrielle was one ...Read Review
By S. Joy P. -
Dragon’s Bounty is sold openly as a ‘historical gay fantasy adventure’ but this is misleading. Very misleading. My first warning is not ...Read Review
By T.M. Carter -
This is one of the best historical fiction novels I have read about the Templar Knights. The detail, description of Templar life, weaponry, ...Read Review
By Mark Harrison -
Vicenta’s husband, Eduardo, has been arrested by the blue shirts of the Falangist government in Spain. His only crime is that during ...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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