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By Diana Gabaldon -
To say I approached The Exile with trepidation is an understatement, since Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is one of my favorite novels. I ...Read Review
By C. C. Finlay -
In this third book in the Traitor to the Crown series, Proctor Brown is still fighting the Covenant, the slippery organization that is ...Read Review
By Harry Turtledove -
Many people regard alternative history as neither legitimate history nor legitimate historical fiction. Yet the past has meaning only in the light of ...Read Review
What if British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain had refused Hitler’s request to return the Sudetenland to Germany? That is the premise of ...Read Review
This second book in the Traitor to the Crown series finds Proctor Brown and Deborah Walcott continuing their battle against the Covenant, a ...Read Review
By Steven Barnes -
Set 30,000 years ago in Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro region, this follow-up to Great Sky Woman has T’Cori, the heroine from the previous ...Read Review
I must admit that I approached this novel predisposed to write a negative review. I was not a fan of fantasy fiction and ...Read Review
By Harry Turtledove -
SS Obergruppenfürher Reinhard Heydrich easily qualifies as one of the leading sociopaths produced by a Third Reich, which possessed them in abundance. ...Read Review
By David Gemmell -
Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)
Plain-faced Helen sits behind the walls of Troy, married to Paris but never to Menelaus; Andromache loves another but is betrothed to Hektor, ...Read Review
By Morgan Llywelyn -
Briga, wife of the chief druid, Ainvar, becomes the first true Gael of Ainvar’s tribe. The first to leap upon Hibernia’s ...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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