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By Alli Sinclair -
In 1943, Ellie Sullivan is already doing her bit for the war effort servicing aircraft for Qantas when she is approached to work for ...Read Review
By Karen Brooks -
Published 2016Published 2018
Mallory Bright, the titular locksmith’s daughter, is trying to restore her reputation, which she ruined by running away with a man who ...Read Review
By Isolde Martyn -
Mistress Elizabeth Shore is all that a royal mistress should be, and way more! Getting a taste of what the upper class is ...Read Review
By Zana Bell -
Charlotte Badger is a heroine of a type I’ve not encountered before. A strapping, self-reliant, and clever woman, Charlotte’s not above ...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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