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By Sarah Burton -
This book is told in three parts, the first by H, the second by Doll and the third by Halcyon; all are the ...Read Review
By M. J. Tjia -
This Victorian mystery revolves around a series of bombings in London, which may have been loosely pulled from the Fenians’ Clerkenwell bomb plot ...Read Review
By Carolyn O'Brien -
Despite the cover image, this novel is not a traditional “clogs and shawls” novel. It is 1818. Times are hard for the low-paid cotton-mill ...Read Review
By Nikki Marmery -
Most people have heard of Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe aboard the Golden Hind. It is less well-known that for nine ...Read Review
By Sophie Duffy -
London, 1926: two baby girls are born in London. One becomes Queen Elizabeth II. The other girl is the daughter of an undertaker south ...Read Review
By Ken A. Gauthier -
Published 2015Published c2011
It is 1347, and the Gallinelli family, known for growing the finest grapes in northern Italy, is preparing for their annual harvest. Frederico Gallinelli ...Read Review
By Paddy Kelly -
Operation Underworld is based on a true story about the underground partnership between the American government and the Mafia. This involves the sinking ...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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