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By Sara Douglass -
In the first book of an anticipated series named The Troy Game, Australian author Sara Douglass weaves a complex tale of historical fantasy ...Read Review
By Gregory Frost -
The latest entry in the Fairy Tale series focuses on the legend of Bluebeard. Editor Terri Windling’s introduction traces the legend in ...Read Review
By Morgan Llywelyn -
Finn MacCool, hero of third century Ireland, is the subject of a cycle of myths called the Fenian Cycle. Here, Llywelyn gathers many ...Read Review
By Lisa Goldstein -
The nominal setting of this fantasy is 16th century Prague. Dr. John Dee, alchemist and sorcerer, as well as Queen Elizabeth I’s ...Read Review
By Morgan Llewelyn -
Brian of Boruma was the son of one chieftain and the brother of another, but he was perhaps greater than them both. The ...Read Review
By Avram Davidson (ed.) - By Grania Davis (ed.) - By Henry Wessells (ed.) -
Shades of H. P. Lovecraft flit through this collection by the deceased science fiction/fantasy great Avram Davidson. Otherwise, these stories are very ...Read Review
By Poul Anderson -
Gunnhild, the daughter of a Norse chieftain, learns the ways of power early in life. Taught the art of spellcasting from a Finnish ...Read Review
By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear -
In this novel, the third in the series, the authors weave together twin plots. Set in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, both stories are ...Read Review
By J. Robert King -
In this continuation of the story first laid forth in Mad Merlin, the focus shifts from Merlin to Lancelot, born to King Ban ...Read Review
By Richard S. Wheeler -
Denver in the early 1880s may not have been the center of the universe, but to anyone living in the American West at ...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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