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By Alix Nathan -
Sarah Battle grows up amid the chaos of her father’s coffeehouse in late 18th-century London where, inspired by the French Revolution, political ...Read Review
By Katherine Stansfield -
This debut novel has two time frames, 1880 and 1936, and begins in Morlanow, Skommow Bay (Fowey), Cornwall, when Pearl and her husband Jack have ...Read Review
By Glen Peters -
This is the second novel in Anglo-Indian author Glen Peters’ proposed series of Mrs D’Silva novels. The main protagonist, Joan D’Silva, ...Read Review
By Stevie Davies -
1860. A year after Charles Darwin published his groundbreaking Origin of Species, the evangelical community of Wiltshire has far more important matters on their ...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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