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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
By Donna Douglas -
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
By Prue Leith -
England before the Second World War, and we follow Laura, the youngest of three siblings with two brothers each born a decade apart, ...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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