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By James R. Benn -
1944: American Billy Boyle and his Polish friend Kaz are sent to Switzerland to work with the Office of Strategic Services. The OSS is ...Read Review
By Barbara Cleverly -
In Suffolk, 1933, the wife of a promising politician is trampled to death by a vicious stallion. Although this has been officially dismissed as ...Read Review
By Colin Cotterill -
Published 2009Published 2010
This is the latest in the series starring Dr. Siri Paiboun, the reluctant national coroner of Laos in 1978. He is also a part-time ...Read Review
By Peter Lovesey -
Published 2001Published 2001-04-01
The narrator breaks the fourth wall, addressing the audience: “In 1964, you meet me at the self-assured age of 29.…” Then Dr. Theo Sinclair meets ...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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