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By Norma MacMaster -
Harriet Campbell is a young wife in the years after the Great War, living on the Ulster side of the border in a ...Read Review
By Shane Connaughton -
This novel is set in 1959 on the Irish border, where Danny, the sharp-eyed, sharp-eared, sharp-witted and articulate son of the Guards’ Sergeant, is ...Read Review
By Andrew Hughes -
Andrew Hughes’ second novel returns to the Dublin setting of his first (The Convictions of John Delahunt) but earlier in the century, to ...Read Review
By Andrew Hughes -
Published 2014Published 2014-03-13
On a December morning in 1841, a Dublin boy has his throat cut in an apparently motiveless killing. The trial and conviction of John ...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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