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By Lucinda Riley -
Published 2011Published 2012
Julia Forrester, a renowned concert pianist, returns from the south of France to a coastal village in Norfolk, and her ancestral home in ...Read Review
By Sarah Jio -
The Bungalow by Sarah Jio is another wonderful tale from the South Pacific. In 1942, 21-year-old Anne, born into an affluent Seattle family and ...Read Review
By Kate Kingsbury -
Someone is murdering the villagers of Badger’s End. The killer has taken a lock of hair from each victim and left a ...Read Review
By Monique Roffey -
Published 2010Published 2011
George and Sabine Harwood came from England to Trinidad in 1956. Young, passionately in love, they embraced the land, the people, and the political ...Read Review
By A.L. Berridge -
France, 1640. Following directly on from the excellent Honour and the Sword, Andre de Roland travels to Paris to stay with his grandmother to ...Read Review
By Helen Dunmore -
Lime trees are depicted in Helen Dunmore’s novels The Siege and The Betrayal, both set in 20th-century Leningrad. Both were listed for ...Read Review
By Sheila Kohler -
After her lawyer advises Bill to write her will, the beautiful, wealthy widow sets out to examine her life and the people around ...Read Review
By Lucinda Riley -
Julia Forrester, a concert pianist, has high cheekbones, almond eyes and a dark exotic beauty. Slowly recovering from a family tragedy and seeking ...Read Review
By Jane Johnson -
In The Salt Road, Jane Johnson creates twin narratives about women from very different cultures who both take the eponymous Salt Road, the ...Read Review
By Martin Davidson -
Throughout his childhood, television producer Martin Davidson thought his grandfather was simply a retired German dentist, a dominant and sometimes domineering personality. But ...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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