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By Cynthia Ripley Miller -
A matter so important it dare not be put to parchment calls Arria and her husband Garic from Gaul to Arria’s family ...Read Review
By Danny Kuhn -
Laconic Irishman Finbar Laverty is the unlikely hero of this rollicking, picturesque novel set in Ireland, London and New England from the Tithe ...Read Review
By Elena Douglas -
In 7th century B.C.E. Greece, the Fall of Troy is still fresh enough to demand sacrifice. The homeland of the disgraced ...Read Review
By Marie MacPherson -
John Knox, the 16th-century Protestant religious reformer, is the subject of this book, the second in a trilogy about his life and times. ...Read Review
By Ralph Jackman -
Around 27 BC in Rome, after Octavian becomes the first Roman emperor Caesar Augustus, a man stands beside a tombstone inscribed with the name ...Read Review
By Margaret Southall -
In 1811, within a mansion in London’s Somers Town, Lord Roderick, sixth Baron Davenant, lies in bed in the arms of Harriette, a ...Read Review
By Patrick Gooch -
It’s 1894 when Sam Lockhart, a young Brighton gardener, is hastily recruited by an eccentric character to prune a hedge in front of ...Read Review
By Adam Littleton -
In the summer of 1835, three strangers saunter into Mohawk, Indiana: an urchin, a scruffy schoolteacher and a scruffier, cheerfully inebriated preacher dressed in ...Read Review
By Cynthia Ripley Miller -
AD 450. The Roman Empire is breaking apart, and Attila the Hun has his sights set on conquering Gaul. An Assembly of Warriors is ...Read Review
By Sarah Kennedy -
This is the latest instalment in a trilogy, after The Altarpiece and City of Ladies, which follows the challenges faced by Catherine Havens, ...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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