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By Julian Stockwin -
This is the latest episode in the career of Captain Sir Thomas Kydd and his ship Tyger. The action takes place in the ...Read Review
By Georgia Kaufman -
This is not my kind of book, the life story of a seamstress who becomes the millionaire owner of a fashion chain. Yet ...Read Review
By H. B. Lyle -
This is the third in Lyle’s series of espionage novels set in the early years of the British Secret Service, before WWI. ...Read Review
By Antonia Hodgson -
The Silver Collar is the fourth in Antonia Hodgson’s series about Thomas Hawkins and Kitty Sparks. I had read the first – The ...Read Review
By Bella Ellis -
This second in the Brontë Sisters Mysteries is for readers eager to be drenched in all things gothic. Bella Ellis (pseudonym for Rowan ...Read Review
By Tracy Borman -
About a year after the closing events of the second book (The Devil’s Slave) in the Frances Gorges trilogy, Borman’s heroine ...Read Review
By Lindsey Davis -
This is the eighth book in Lindsey Davis’s mystery series featuring Flavia Albia, daughter of Marcus Didius Falco, an investigator in ancient ...Read Review
By Karen Robards -
Robards’ gripping novel is a powerful tale set in 1944 Nazi-occupied France. Artists have leeway in this strict, brutal regime, which enables Genevieve Dumont, ...Read Review
By Laura Carlin -
This is a dark Gothic tale set in late Mediaeval England, structured as a pilgrimage from a village in Derbyshire to the shrine ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
1810. Napoleon Bonaparte has been defeated for the time being, and the Navy is ordered to give its attention to other matters. Britain’s ...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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