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By Craig Russell -
Glasgow in the late 1950s. Lennox is a private investigator, of Canadian birth, who works on the margins of legality amidst the crime ...Read Review
By Tracy Rees -
Tracy Rees follows last year’s wonderful historical novel Florence Grace with a more contemporary tale set in London and the lovely coastal ...Read Review
By Stef Penney -
This book has the makings of a five-star screen weepy in the vein of M. L. Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans. Flora ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Gill -
It is Christmastime, and two young sisters are ripped from their travelling life when their mother dies and their father runs off and ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
Following in the forbidding footsteps of The Seeker, winner of the CWA 2015 Historical Dagger, The Black Friar sees Damian Seeker, or the Seeker, ...Read Review
By Tracy Rees -
Orphaned Florrie Buckley lives in rural poverty in Cornwall. Life is hard, but she loves the moors and is happy in her Cornish ...Read Review
By David Sanger -
October 1879, New Georgetown, West Virginia. A man called “The Maker” arrives in this small town. He has a gift: he can remove or ...Read Review
By Andrea Maria Schenkel -
It’s October 1939, and Josef Kalteis, “an ethnic German, an Aryan, and in addition a member of the National Socialist Workers’ Party,” has ...Read Review
By Tamara McKinley -
London, 1936. After spiteful rumours force her out of her nursing job, Annabelle Blake flees to Paris to stay with her Bohemian Aunt Aline. ...Read Review
By Andrew Greig -
In the late 16th century, Harry Langdon returns home to the Scottish Borders to aid Adam Fleming, his distressed best friend. Adam is ...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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