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By Marie Brennan -
The rise of technology during the Victorian era is killing the Onyx Court, a faerie city that once thrived beneath London. The iron ...Read Review
By Catherynne Valente -
Catherynne Valente understands the power of threes, of repetition and incantation, the stuff of fairy tales. In Deathless, her powerful evocation of old ...Read Review
By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro -
The 24th volume of Yarbro’s Saint-Germain series is sure to please her fans, but it’s also likely to lure in new ...Read Review
By Michele Lang -
On the eve of World War II, in Budapest, Magda, the last in a line of Jewish witches, is managing to survive in ...Read Review
By Ian Tregillis -
It is 1939 and the British are preparing for war – and against invasion by Nazi Germany. Raybould Marsh, a British secret agent, has learned ...Read Review
By Brian Cullen -
In ancient Ireland, in a time when gods and men walked the earth along with demons, the Chalice of Fire, the symbol of ...Read Review
By Emma Bull -
Territory is a western murder mystery with magic at its core. Jesse Fox left his Eastern college to travel West, where he meets ...Read Review
By Robert Holdstock -
Published 2007Published 2008
In pre-Arthurian times, Merlin watches the fortress of Taurovinda become the focus of devastating change. For the dead world of Greek mythology has ...Read Review
By Juliet Marillier -
When I finished The Well of Shades (which I assumed was the last book of the Bridei Chronicles), I thought to myself that ...Read Review
By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro -
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro continues her popular vampire series into the decadent reign of the boy-Emperor Heliogabalus as Rome totters on the edge 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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