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By Ralph Jackman -
Roman Senator and army officer Marcus Rutilius is portrayed, in first person point-of-view, as the perennial loser. The story begins in Egypt with ...Read Review
By Linda Lambert -
This novel is two stories in one, with the main narrative set during the last days of Mubarak’s Egypt. Justine Jenner, a ...Read Review
By Steve Berry -
A rogue group of Mormons led by a U.S. Senator plan to dismember the United States – if they can find a collection ...Read Review
By Wayne Vansant -
While this work was labeled as graphic non-fiction, I thought this meant “graphic” in the literary, allegorical sense, as many novels and non-fiction ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
Valley of the Shadow is the final part of the trilogy of Cornish mysteries written by Carola Dunn. The familiar characters of Eleanor ...Read Review
By John Sawney -
In the 5th century AD, the Romans pulled out of Britain, and the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes moved in. The Scots also increased ...Read Review
By Kim Stanley Robinson -
Billed as a coming-of-age story set 30,000 years ago during the height of the Ice Age, the novel follows the life of a shaman-in-training ...Read Review
By Ralph Peters -
North vs. South, Grant vs. Lee – what could be more engrossing? This novel, a followup to the author’s Cain at Gettysburg, covers ...Read Review
By Gary Corby -
It is 460 BC, and the 80th Olympiad is about to begin. Arakos the Spartan, one of the favorites for the Pankration, Ancient Greece’...Read Review
By Christopher S. Stewart -
This book is really two stories in one—both of which were structured like “shaggy dog” stories. The author recounts the efforts 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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