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By David Kirk -
In Japan in October of 1600, the Battle of Sekigahara decisively provided a path to the Shogunate for Lord Tokugawa. Samurai Musashi Miyamoto survived ...Read Review
By Jane Thynne -
Published 2014Published 2014-11-20Published 2015
A War of Flowers is the next in the series of the Clara Vine espionage thrillers. In my previous review of The Winter ...Read Review
By Santa Montefiore -
The beekeeper’s daughter turns out to be two people – Grace Hamblin, raised in England, living on the estate of Lord and Lady ...Read Review
By Rachel Urquhart -
Three strong and haunting voices tell this tale set mostly among the Shakers of Massachusetts in the 1840s. The first voice is that ...Read Review
By Rachel Hore -
Two career-driven women in London’s competitive publishing industry over sixty years apart feature in Rachel Hore’s comfortably overstuffed saga, which has ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
Unlike many medieval tales, this novel is not set within rolling hills in the forever green lands of England, but in the dust ...Read Review
By Philippa Gregory -
In The White Princess, Gregory attempts to tell the story of Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. Raised as ...Read Review
Luca Vero and his traveling companions continue their search for signs of the End of Days in this fast-paced sequel to Changeling, which ...Read Review
By The Medieval Murderers -
Prologue: Two young boys bearing a precious gift must join ageing Arthur the Bear who faces his imminent vital battle. Treachery lurks amongst ...Read Review
By Joseph Kanon -
If you enjoy Graham Greene or John le Carré espionage novels, then this is the book for you—bleak, deceitful, and full of ...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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