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By Carolyn Hart -
Escape from Paris is romantic suspense set in Occupied Paris in 1940, right before Germany declares war on America and the French resistance begins ...Read Review
By Jonathan Grimwood -
Jean-Marie d’Aumout’s sharply distinctive and intelligent voice narrates his life story spanning 18th-century France, from desperate poverty to the viciousness of ...Read Review
By Nicole Galland -
Set in Anglo-Saxon England, this is a reimagining of the legend of Lady Godiva, Countess of Mercia, an 11th-century noblewoman well-known for riding ...Read Review
By Paullina Simons -
The Bronze Horseman and its sequels have captured the imagination and hearts of millions of readers. Now, Simons has written a prequel to ...Read Review
By Julie K. Rose -
Set during the 1905 split of Norway from Sweden, Oleanna is a gentle imagining of the lives of the author’s two great aunts ...Read Review
By Susanna Kearsley -
Published 1994Published 2009Published 2012
For fans of time travel and reincarnation-themed historical fiction, this 1993 Catherine Cookson Fiction Award winner will be excitedly welcomed back as a Sourcebooks ...Read Review
By Gabrielle Donnelly -
As much as I wanted to enjoy and enthusiastically recommend this book (being a great lover of this American classic), I’m afraid ...Read Review
By Penny Vincenzi -
Originally published in 1995 in the UK, Forbidden Places is another exhilarating, addictive read from England’s prolific doyenne of commercial women’s fiction. ...Read Review
By Gillian Bradshaw -
This tale of Gwalchmai’s (otherwise known as Sir Gawain) journey into the service of King Arthur left me breathless. Gwalchmai, younger son ...Read Review
By Hana Samek Norton -
Young Sister Eustace (née Juliana de Charnais), learned but naïve, longs to experience the world outside the convent – the world 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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