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By Ken Czech -
In 1581 near London, Julian Blunt, a former sea captain, walks into a Catholic cemetery towards his wife’s grave. It was for her ...Read Review
By Ryan Fleming -
Pirate life sounded like paradise to eighteen-year-old Daniel Wincott, compared to the abuse he received from his drunken father. Opportunity for riches and ...Read Review
By D E Stockman -
In 1742, peace exists between France and England. Young Abraham Robinson, who injured his hand in an accident, is released as a shipwright at ...Read Review
By G S Singer -
In 1872, strong-willed Jenny Crispin, having broken up with her fiancé, arrives in New York City from Pottsville, Pennsylvania. She works as a clerk ...Read Review
By Anthony Palmiotti -
In January 1942, U-124 sets sail toward what are considered to be easy targets—ships paralleling the Eastern Seaboard that have not yet been ...Read Review
By Seamus Beirne -
It is 1941 in Ireland; Peter Coltrane and his young daughter, Brigid, are fishing in Loch Gorm when they witness the executions of two ...Read Review
By Linda Collison -
Surgeon’s Mate (Book Two of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series) is a delightful fictional first person narration inspired by the experience ...Read Review
By Linda Collison -
Portsmouth, England,1760: Penniless Patricia Kelley, the illegitimate daughter of a plantation owner in Barbados, stows away on board a ship bound for Barbados ...Read Review
By David Glenn -
David Glenn’s two new novels, both mysteries, take place in the later years of Queen Elizabeth I’s court as the main ...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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