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By Margaret Mallory -
Knight of Desire, the first novel of a planned series entitled All the King’s Men, is set in England and Wales in 1405. ...Read Review
By Robyn DeHart -
Esme Worthington, a self-taught scholar, lives in Victorian London and dreams of finding the location of the legendary Pandora’s Box. She knows ...Read Review
By Amanda Scott -
Jenny Easdale awaits her fate—marriage to a man who wishes to possess her lands and title. Not the future she desired, but ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Hoyt -
After the Battle of Spinner’s Falls in the American colonies, the British survivors and their allies are marched into an Indian ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Hoyt -
Despite, or perhaps because of, being left at the altar twice, Jasper Renshaw, Lord Vale, jumped to accept Melisande Fleming’s proposal of ...Read Review
The unknown situation surrounding her brother’s death during the Battle of Spinner’s Falls in the American colonies haunts Lady Emeline Gordon, ...Read Review
By Shari Anton -
This is the final in a romance trilogy featuring the de Leon sisters, 12th-century descendants of King Arthur, and all possessing supernatural gifts. ...Read Review
By Andrea Pickens -
It’s 1812, and England is at war with Napoleon. Mrs. Merlin’s Academy for Select Young Ladies, disguised as a finishing school, is ...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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