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By S. Block -
Simon Block was behind the TV drama Home Fires, and his novel Keep the Home Fires Burning (2018) was reviewed in HNR 86. These introduced ...Read Review
By David Young -
Fans of David Young’s Stasi novels will not be disappointed by this one, Stasi Winter – and what a winter it is. The ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Woodcraft -
Chelmsford, Essex, in the mid-1960s, is not the most “happening” of towns. Teenager Angie Smith is bored with her factory job and ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
In this third volume of the series, Holcroft Blood, on the Williamite Campaign in Ireland in 1689-1690, is ready to unleash cannons on ...Read Review
By Heather Morris -
Cilka Klein was a real woman who endured not only Auschwitz but also the Russian gulag: two of the most brutal places of ...Read Review
By Anton Du Beke -
The sequel to One Enchanted Evening (HNR 89), Moonlight Over Mayfair explores the complicated lives of the staff and patrons of London’s luxurious ...Read Review
By Bill Swiggs -
This is a compelling story of the struggles, hardships and consequent adventures of a group of carefully put together characters who, for one ...Read Review
By Rory Clements -
Tom Wilde, American professor resident in Cambridge, UK, occasional secret agent and despiser of all things Nazi, now appears in this, the fourth ...Read Review
By David Barbaree -
The Bay of Naples, August, A.D. 79, at the Roman Imperial summer residence. The Flavians, now under Emperor Titus, have ruled Rome since ...Read Review
By Tom Harper - By Wilbur Smith -
In 1754, while Theo and Connie Courtney are living in India, a French army attacks their fort, and they experience the tragic death 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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