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By Erica Lainé -
Betrothed to the Count of Lusignan, twelve-year-old Isabella is to meet John, King of England, who becomes besotted with her. He persuades her ...Read Review
By Anna Belfrage -
Kit is abducted in a mysterious and intriguing opening scene that leaves much room for speculation. It soon turns out, though, that she ...Read Review
By Edward James -
“Three ships voyage to the Arctic resulting in three very different fates — historical fiction based on the Willoughby-Chancellor expedition of 1553.” Edward James has ...Read Review
By Elisabeth Marrion -
Cuckoo Clock is about a Jewish doctor and her family and their flight to America with a family heirloom to cement them together. ...Read Review
By Charles Egan -
This novel tells the fortunes of the Ryan family after the Irish Famine of 1847, namely that of Luke and his cousin Danny. It ...Read Review
By Michael E. Wills -
When Jomsviking raiders return, during the burial ritual of their chieftain, the trading village of Birka is caught unawares and all the adults, ...Read Review
By Lucienne Boyce -
Gamekeeper Josh Castle has been murdered, and the culprit has not been found. Dan Foster of the Bow Street Runners goes undercover in ...Read Review
By Alison Morton -
“Late 1960s Roma Nova, the last Roman colony that has survived into the 20th century Aurelia Mitela is alone – forced to give up ...Read Review
By Fenella Forster -
We’re going to Australia to better ourselves, Annie…’ Hearing those words from the lips of her fiancé, housemaid Annie’s heart is ...Read Review
By Helen Hollick -
“In the sexiest pirate contest, Capt Jesamiah Acorne gives Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow a run for his money” so runs the quote ...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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