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By Anne Clinard Barnhill -
Margaret “Madge” Shelton of Norfolk, Anne Boleyn’s pretty 14-year-old cousin, becomes lady-in-waiting to the new queen, accompanied to court by her nurse ...Read Review
By Lenore Hart -
We all know how sad and dreary Edgar Allan Poe’s life was, in real life and in his stories and poems. Charming ...Read Review
By Marina Fiorato -
According to legend, Sienese noblewoman Pia Tolomei is a descendant of Egypt’s Ptolemy line, her beauty inviting comparisons to Queen Cleopatra. As ...Read Review
By C.W. Gortner -
During the last days of King Edward VI, in the year 1553, Squire Brendan Prescott finds himself immersed in the complicated lives of the ...Read Review
By Ted Bell -
The Time Pirate is Bell’s sequel to Nick of Time, featuring a time traveling, 12- year-old bundle of action and energy, Nick ...Read Review
By Sara Poole -
Sara Poole, in her new novel, Poison, captures the color and pace of the best contemporary thrillers. With a style similar to James ...Read Review
By William Napier -
Published 2007Published 2010
In the second volume of William Napier’s Attila trilogy, the prince returns from exile to reclaim his place as king from his ...Read Review
By Marina Fiorato -
In her latest novel, Fiorato brings us a lively, face-paced blend of history, art, and romance. Set in Renaissance Italy in 1482 during the ...Read Review
By Lynn Shepherd -
The well-known classic Mansfield Park has been transformed into a whodunit murder mystery. Murder at Mansfield Park is a page-turner with twists 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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