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By John Galsworthy -
Published 2007 (c. 1904)
This is the first book in The Forsyte Saga, a series of nine novels and some short stories, which chronicle the affairs of ...Read Review
By Anita Amirrezvani -
For those of you who are cosmically tired of the endless spate of historical fiction set in Ireland/England—yes, there is more ...Read Review
By Robert Ryan -
In 1944 SOE agent Diana McGill is flown into occupied France. Shortly afterwards she disappears—apparently into the “Night and Fog” of the Nazi ...Read Review
By Thalassa Ali -
Published 2006Published 2007
Continuing the saga of A Singular Hostage and A Beggar at the Gate, Englishwoman Mariana Givens has been separated from her Punjabi Muslim ...Read Review
By Frank Barnard -
Summer 1941. Malta is held by the British and is strategic for supplies and defence in the continuing war effort. Englishman Kit Curtis and ...Read Review
By Susan Barrett -
The 19th century is in its closing years, and Rose Seaton is bored with her life as the daughter of a well-to-do iron ...Read Review
By Simon Scarrow -
This is the first in a quartet of novels about Wellington and Napoleon, covering the years 1769-1795. Arthur Wesley is a sickly ...Read Review
By Frank Barnard -
Blue Man Falling is set during the Battle of France in 1939-40. It follows the fortunes of two RAF pilots, an Englishman, Kit ...Read Review
By Richard Zacks -
Published 2002Published 2003
There’s an exciting sense of discovery as author Richard Zacks peels back the layers of history and shows us 1696 Manhattan. He describes ...Read Review
By T.J. Armstrong -
In 1235 Canterbury, two monks are asked to investigate into the past deeds and religious beliefs of Domna Cecilia, an elderly widow from southern ...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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