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Livia Drusilla is a 14-year-old girl when she overhears her father planning the assassination of Julius Caesar. Despite her young age, her father ...Read Review
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When you are an officer in the Ottoman army, you do as you are told by the Sultan and his family. If Esma ...Read Review
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In the second decade of the 20th century, Rachel, the author’s great-grandmother, uprooted herself and four of her children from their home ...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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