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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 Mary Balogh -
Mary Balogh has a reputation as being one of the very best Regency-era writers. Until now, I’d read only one of her ...Read Review
By Eloisa James -
Eloisa James has written two enjoyable Regency-era historical romances that are linked by characters and plot elements—they are best read in the ...Read Review
By John Reed -
A Still Small Voice is a beautiful novel reminiscent of Frazier’s Cold Mountain not only because of the Civil War time period ...Read Review
By Karen Harper -
Queen Elizabeth the First is in vogue these days. First we have two popular movies (Shakespeare in Love and Elizabeth) with her as ...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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