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By Paul Witcover -
It’s 1752, and Jacobite agent Thomas Aylesford is trying to bring to Paris the Hunter, a mysterious, clock-shaped weapon that could turn the ...Read Review
By Katie Flynn -
Latecomers among the 1939 evacuees from Liverpool, three little girls – sharp-tongued Rita, sweet Debby and thoughtful Imogen – find themselves billeted at the village pub ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
It is 1203, and Alan Dale is summoned to fight once more alongside his lord, the Earl of Locksley – eager to earn back the ...Read Review
By Ashley Weaver -
This novel immerses the reader in a glamorous and gripping tale of murder and society gossip set in the 1930s. Just as Milo, ...Read Review
By Vanora Bennett -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-05
In 1937 young American socialite Evie Vanderhorst flees her stifling family, and heads to Paris to meet her estranged, highly unconventional grandmother – only to ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
After following the outlawed Earl of Locksley in his many adventures as Robin Hood, Alan Dale feels ready to settle down in his ...Read Review
By David Donachie -
Lieutenant John Pearce – he of the unorthodox career, from illegally pressed seaman to officer – is back for his tenth adventure. With a talent ...Read Review
By Rachel Caine -
Did you ever wonder, when reading Romeo and Juliet, about the staid, reasonable, slightly dull Benvolio? If you did, in this book Rachel ...Read Review
By James Aitcheson -
Late 1071 finds William the Conqueror impatient to storm the English rebels out of Ely. But Ely, surrounded by treacherous marshes, seems to be ...Read Review
By J. Courtney Sullivan -
While perhaps no one remembers Mary Frances Gerety’s name, we all know that “A diamond is forever”. Frances created the inspired ad ...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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