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By Helen Watts -
No Stone Unturned is a dual time frame story of a young Traveller girl, Kelly, who becomes intrigued by local mysteries about a ...Read Review
By Cameron McAllister -
The Tin Snail by Cameron McAllister is a charming, somewhat old-fashioned read that delights with its humour, adventure, patriotism and love. Invoking the ...Read Review
By Wendy Constance -
Wendy Constance’s Brave was the winner of The Times/Chicken House prize, 2013, for an unpublished new children’s author. It is the ...Read Review
By Marcia Williams -
Lizzy Bennet’s Diary is a charming, illustrated re-imagining of Pride and Prejudice in diary form. This is not a fan-lit sequel, nor ...Read Review
By Tanya Landman -
Buffalo Soldier explores the nature of freedom in a searingly poignant story told from the perspective of Charlotte, a young African-American slave from ...Read Review
By Jane Hardstaff -
The Executioner’s Daughter follows the watery adventures of Moss and her rascally sidekick, Salter, as they face scary situations while evading a ...Read Review
By Victoria Lamb -
Witchfall follows young Meg Lytton to the court of Queen Mary in the service of the Lady Elizabeth. It is a dangerous time ...Read Review
By Ronald Welch -
Published 2013Published c1954
Ronald Welch won the Carnegie prize in 1954 for Knight Crusader, an action packed tale of a young Norman nobleman from Outremer, Philip d’...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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