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By Roberta Gellis -
Fires of Winter is a journey through 12th-century England as seen from the perspective of Bruno, the son of the Lord of Jernaeve ...Read Review
By Emery Lee -
Philip Drake is the errant son of the Earl of Hastings. He has renounced the life his father and brother embrace so easily ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
Devlin St. Just, the eldest though illegitimate son of the duke of Moreland, returns from years of war on the Spanish peninsula and ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Chadwick -
Maud, or Matilda, is the dowager empress of Germany and the only surviving legitimate child of Henry I, his son having drowned when ...Read Review
By Jane Aiken Hodge -
Georgette Heyer loved to write about class, the relationships between men and women, appealing fiends, morals of the Regency era, and comedies of ...Read Review
By James Aitcheson -
Published 2011Published 2013
Two years after the Battle of Hastings, Northumbria is the last English province to hold out against Norman rule. Tancred a Dinant, oath-sworn ...Read Review
By Amanda Grange -
This is an account of George Wickham’s life before he joined the army and moved to the village of Meryton. It explains ...Read Review
By Helen Hollick -
There are many historical fiction authors I admire: writers who can tell a good story, keep my interest, and whisk me away to ...Read Review
Set during in the 12th century, A Tapestry of Dreams takes place in the northern marches where English landowners, caught up in the ...Read Review
By Sarah Bower -
Published 2008Published 2011
Things have not been easy for Esther; expelled with her fellow Jews from her home in Spain, she first loses her mother and ...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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