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By Chris Priestley -
Fourteen-year-old Kit Milton is a street urchin and thief with a secret: he is the son of a Catholic gentleman who was executed ...Read Review
By Susan Price -
“Feasting the wolf” means leaving dead on the battlefield – and there is plenty to feast on in this dark tale of Viking adventure. ...Read Review
By Budge Wilson -
In 1908 Lucy Maud Montgomery first published Anne of Green Gables, the story of the irrepressible redhead who brings joy to spinster Marilla ...Read Review
By Beverley Naidoo -
This powerful novel brings to life the Kenya Emergency of the early 1950s, when a group of freedom fighters brought fear to ...Read Review
By Jennie Walters -
This final instalment of Jennie Walters’ Swallowcliffe Hall trilogy tells the story of Isobel, the daughter of Grace from the second book, ...Read Review
By Gill Harvey -
This story is set in the village of the tomb builders in the Valley of the Kings in Ancient Egypt, and centres on ...Read Review
By K.M. Grant -
This is the final part of a trilogy set at the time of the Crusades, and is a gripping and colourful read that ...Read Review
By Jennie Walters -
This is the second in the Swallowcliffe Hall series. The first book, about maidservant Polly Perkins, was set in the Victorian era. This ...Read Review
By Pauline Chandler -
This is the story of a young woman, Berengeria—a Viking queen who comes with her people to live on the coast of ...Read Review
By Valerie Wilding -
One of the long-running My Story series, this is the fictional diary of Kitty Lumsden from 1583 to 1586, daughter of a diplomat (and perhaps ...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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