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By Alexander Cole -
This is an alternative history story that assumes Alexander the Great did not die in Babylon in 323 BC but instead attacks the city-state ...Read Review
By Gordon Ferris -
Private investigator Danny McRae is damaged physically as well as emotionally after his service as an SOE agent operation with the French resistance ...Read Review
By Mario Reading -
1190. Johannes Van Hartelius, a Bavarian knight, attempts to rescue the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick Barbarossa, from drowning in Cicilia. Unsuccessful he does manage ...Read Review
By Robert Fabbri -
The new addition to Fabbri’s saga of Vespasian, Rome’s Fallen Eagle, begins in AD 41 with the assassination of Caligula and the ...Read Review
By Robert Wilton -
In his second historical fiction Robert Wilton plunges into the English Civil War. On the royalist side is Sir Mortimer Shay, of the ...Read Review
Vespasian III is the latest instalment of Robert Fabbri’s saga of Vespasian’s rise from obscurity to the purple. The story begins ...Read Review
By Lisa Hilton -
Hilton’s latest novel, Wolves in Winter, is the first of a trilogy set in Renaissance Italy. The scene is set by the ...Read Review
By Phil Rickman -
The second book in Rickman’s John Dee series takes Dee to his father’s home in Wales. Set against the aftermath of ...Read Review
By Colin Falconer -
1205: The knight Philip of Vercy has survived a year of savage warfare in the Holy Land and sails back to his castle in ...Read Review
By Robert Fabbri -
Rome’s Executioner, set in AD 30, is the second novel in a saga narrating the rise of Vespasian in the Roman world. Vespasian, ...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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