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By Donna Douglas -
The first Christmas after the end of the Second World War sees the staff at the Nightingale Hospital trying to resume their usual ...Read Review
By Alanna Knight -
In the wilds of Orkney in 1906, Emily’s family have gathered to support her, following the sudden death of her husband at the ...Read Review
By Emma Fraser -
Living in Glasgow in the late 1920s, Margaret Bannatyne, the only surviving child, is limited in the opportunities available for her to follow ...Read Review
Set in West Yorkshire in 1926, the latest novel by Donna Douglas introduces us to District Nursing in a mining community in the village ...Read Review
By Milly Adams -
Bryony ‘Bee’ Miller runs her deceased father’s light aircraft business jointly with Eddie, who was her father’s best friend. She shares ...Read Review
By Donna Douglas -
Towards the end of 1944, the East End of London had suffered huge devastation from the blitz, leaving a landscape devoid of many landmarks ...Read Review
By Charlotte Betts -
In 1813, a time when there was no formal law enforcement, hardworking business people were regularly threatened to pay tithes to a mob leader ...Read Review
By Michael Russell -
In the lead up to Christmas 1939 and with World War Two beginning across the Irish Sea, the Special Branch in Dublin appear more ...Read Review
By Ann Bennett -
Malaysia has a history largely unknown to many in the West, and the events that took place during the Second World War may ...Read Review
By Shobha Rao -
This was the first time I have encountered stories relating to the period of the Partition between India and Pakistan in 1947, and what ...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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