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By Dana Chamblee Carpenter -
Mouse is fifteen, has no baptised name and no parents, and lives in a monastery in 13th-century Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). However, ...Read Review
By Karen Brooks -
This is a tale of beer and the subjugation of women in 15th-century England. Anneke Sheldrake is a wealthy merchant’s daughter until ...Read Review
By Kelly Gardiner -
Published 2014Published 2015-04-09
Motherless Julie d’Aubigny is brought up in the palatial stables of Versailles by her fencing-instructor father. He treats her much as any ...Read Review
By Iris Anthony -
The Miracle Thief is set in France of the early 900s, a period of political turmoil, Viking invasion, and a decidedly Dark Age ...Read Review
By Bruce Holsinger -
A Burnable Book pitches you headlong into London, 1385, during the uneasy reign of Richard II. The story bursts with historical figures, including the ...Read Review
By J. Robert Janes -
Jean-Louis St-Cyr and Hermann Kohler make up the intriguing duo of detectives fighting everyday crime in Paris during the German occupation. Brutal assaults ...Read Review
By Michelle Diener -
Artist Susanna Horenbout was almost certainly employed by Henry VIII as his illuminator. None of Susanna’s paintings have survived, and very little ...Read Review
By Michelle Willingham -
Caragh Ó Brannon is starving. On the rain-swept western Irish coast, the grasses are yellow and dry, and the inhabitants are apparently clueless about ...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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