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By Nigel Tranter -
The author, who died in 2000 after publishing more than ninety historical novels about Scotland and Scots-related issues, revisits the stories of Marie of ...Read Review
By Joel N. Ross -
December 1, 1941, six days before the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. The days are numbered for Sondegger, a Nazi spy trying to take down the ...Read Review
By Jeffery Deaver -
Berlin’s famous Tiergarten is translated as “Garden of Beasts,” and this play on words is a fitting title for a story based ...Read Review
By Nigel Tranter -
In the late 13th century, Angus Og MacDonald is brought up by his grandfather, the great Angus Mor, to be the future Lord ...Read Review
By Michael Taylor -
Poppy Silk is the oldest daughter of a navvy, an itinerant labourer working on the railroads of England’s Black Country. With her ...Read Review
By Andrei Makine - By Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) -
In a crowded, dreary, and frigid train station somewhere in Siberia, the narrator whiles away the time musing over the nature of the “...Read Review
By Audrey Howard -
The only daughter of a working-class family in 1911 Liverpool, young Grace Tooley’s carefree life is brought to a halt when she falls ...Read Review
By Joyce Reardon (ed.) -
Published 2001Published 2002
This associational material to the Stephen King miniseries Rose Red is packaged as if it were the edited diary of Ellen Rimbauer, mistress ...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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