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By Conn Iggulden -
Artaxerxes is the Persian king’s oldest son and heir. Cyrus is Artaxerxes’ younger brother, and the main character of the book, at ...Read Review
By Stephanie Lam -
Rosie Churchill, aged eighteen in 1965, has run away from home, hiding an ugly secret from her mother. She secures a flat at the ...Read Review
By Stewart Binns -
As the year 1915 begins, a stalemate occurs with the allies, led by France and Great Britain on the western front, while Russia in ...Read Review
By Stewart Binns -
Beginning in 1176, this military historical novel tells the story of Duke Richard of Aquitaine – known to history as Richard I or Richard the ...Read Review
By Rosemary McLoughlin -
Published 2013Published 2014
Even before her baby sister Victoria disappeared from Tyringham Park in 1917, young Charlotte’s life was not pleasant. Unloved by her overbearing mother, ...Read Review
By Jojo Moyes -
France, 1916. The Kommandant of the German soldiers who occupy the village of St. Péronne is a cultured man, but he’s capable ...Read Review
By Gabriel García Márquez (trans. Edith Grossman) -
Published 2004 (UK)Published 2007 (US)
Florentino Ariza fell in love with Fermina Daza the first time he saw her when he delivered a telegram to her father. She ...Read Review
By Dan Jacobson -
In All for Love, Dan Jacobson brings to light a tempestuous turn-of-the-century affair amid the petty royals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Princess Louise ...Read Review
By Juliet Barker -
Published 2001 (UK)Published 2005 (US)
The author, well known for her acclaimed work The Brontës, has skillfully interwoven a wealth of published and unpublished material to create ...Read Review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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