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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By Alison Morton -
This is the sixth in Alison Morton’s alternative history series set in Roma Nova—a recent-history world in which a remnant of ...Read Review
By Laurel Davis Huber -
This carefully woven story is the fictionalised biography of Pamela Bianco, the daughter of Margery Williams Bianco, author of the children’s classic ...Read Review
By Nelly Harper -
Nelly Harper’s second historical novel recreates rural life and society in the far north of Britain during the era of Viking invasions. ...Read Review
By M. L. Eaton -
The first book in a series of novella-length stories about a young girl’s perspective on life in the former Bombay, India, and ...Read Review
By Alan Hamilton -
Set in the early 1930s, this intriguing novel, based on a real-life case, follows the progress of Walter Bruce, a door-to-door insurance salesman, ...Read Review
By Ian Porter -
Published 2014Published 2014-02-01
The title highlighting the women’s suffrage movement drew me to this book. When I discovered the starting point of the sinking of ...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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