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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By DeVa Gantt -
The sisters who co-write as DeVa Gantt have hit their stride with the middle volume of their Colette trilogy (originally self-published as one ...Read Review
By Joyce Lebra -
Lebra’s debut is a biographical novel of Rie, the sole heir of the House of Omura, a sake-brewing family in 19th-century Japan. ...Read Review
By Robin Gerber -
In this fascinating alternate history, popular former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is called upon to replace Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson in the 1952 ...Read Review
By Syrie James -
Imagine for a moment being an impassioned writer who is young but mature for your age. You have abundant skill in writing a ...Read Review
By Caro Peacock -
Liberty Lane has been brought up to believe in liberty, fraternity and equality by her freethinking father, but it seems to have brought ...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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