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By Melissa Jensen -
Seventeen-year-old Cat Vernon is stuck in London all summer with her mother, who is doing research on an obscure writer from the early 19...Read Review
By Rebecca Hunt -
Esther Hammerhans, a young librarian with the House of Commons, is disturbed when she finds a prospective new lodger at her front door. ...Read Review
By Albert Jack -
Published 2009Published 2010
Albert Jack only reluctantly took to studying the history of nursery rhymes, but then found it to be his most rewarding work as ...Read Review
By John Stubbs -
There is a large body of writing about the English Civil War, the events leading up to it and the Cromwellian aftermath. However, ...Read Review
By Stefanie Pintoff -
After the untimely death of his fiancée in the General Slocum ferry disaster, Detective Simon Ziele has transferred away from the city ...Read Review
By Ruth Downie -
The fourth novel in a series of historical mysteries set in the second century A.D., Caveat Emptor takes place in Roman Britain. ...Read Review
By Chris Kuzneski -
King Ludwig II of Bavaria was a unique ruler and a solitary figure, choosing to live by night and shun society. Obsessed with ...Read Review
By Alex Scarrow -
Not just another time travel story, this is the second in the series about Liam, Maddy and Sal, time travellers extraordinaire. Specially recruited ...Read Review
By Antony Beevor -
Although D-Day has already been written about many times, notably by Max Hastings, Antony Beevor has used new and overlooked letters and diaries ...Read Review
By John Nicol - By Tony Rennell -
The Royal Army Medical Corp has as their motto ‘In Arduis Fideles’; John Nicol and Tony Rennell show in Medic how these men ...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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