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By Peter Fitzsimons -
The name echoes throughout the world as an example of both the heroism and folly of warfare. In 1915, the Ottoman Empire was a ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
When the body of Vivian Quayle is discovered in an open grave in the Spondon village church, everyone is shocked. As he was ...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
The second in the series, this is part of the fictionalised biography of Flavius Belisarius, hero of the Byzantine Empire under the rule ...Read Review
By Erik Larson -
Everyone has been taught that the sinking of the merchant liner R.M.S. Lusitania drove the United States of America to enter ...Read Review
By Ian Ross -
Aurelius Castus has worked his way up through the ranks of the Roman army – facing death and hardship – to become a Centurion, and ...Read Review
By Simon Nicholson -
Set in New York, in 1886, a young shoeshine boy called Harry earns a little extra money with the help of his best friends, ...Read Review
By Jennifer M. Fulford -
Athos, the most dark and famed of the King’s Musketeers, is spiralling out of control – reckless and suicidal, he takes on wager ...Read Review
By Lisa Hilton -
This is an incredibly well-written biography of one of England’s historical icons. Giving a background on her birth and her mother’s ...Read Review
By Malcolm Archibald -
Douglas Ramsay is a young officer, experienced in the carnage of the Great War, who is assigned to the 20th Royal Scots Guards. ...Read Review
By Robert Merle - By T. Jefferson Kline (trans.) -
In the 16th-century Périgord region of France, two veteran soldiers of the French king’s Norman legion arrive, with the money 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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