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By David J. Oldman -
This book is set in in the First World War, where Sergeant Miller is a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps. He is ...Read Review
By Geoff Woodland -
1805. When Lieutenant William King is relieved of his command in the Royal Navy, he returns home to Liverpool where his father, George King, ...Read Review
By Mary Bale -
I had great hopes of this novel as the premise was intriguing. In 1081, two of the nuns creating the iconic Bayeux Tapestry fall ...Read Review
By Bob Carruthers - By Sinclair McLay -
After tremendous initial success, the German invasion of Russia has stalled. A major factor in the Soviet resurgence is their new heavy tanks, ...Read Review
By Anita Seymour -
Elizabeth Murray, an actual historic person, was the eldest daughter of a fiercely Royalist Scottish family. Her father was a courtier, and her ...Read Review
By David Kent-Lemon -
Shipping clerk Tom Wells impresses his employers in 1861 London so much that they entrust him with the administration of their blockade-running trade to ...Read Review
By Colin Roderick Fulton -
This visually evocative novel, set towards the end of the Second World War, tells of Sturmbannführer (Major) Friedrich Schonewille, an accountant working ...Read Review
By Roy E. Stolworthy -
It might have been expected that the passing of time would diminish the appeal of works of fiction set in the two major ...Read Review
By Robert Southworth -
This slim novel is a new addition to the already crowded Roman history genre, and Robert Southworth’s is a new voice. Its ...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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