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By Katie Flynn -
Liverpool, 1939, and Britain is now at war with Germany. 16-year-old Lizzy Atherton is desperate to get herself and her vulnerable mother away from ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
London 1917. In this, the eighth in Marston’s Home Front Detective series, Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy find themselves saddled with an unusual ...Read Review
By Holly Green -
1850s. Dora Latimer, an illegitimate, mixed-race girl, is brought to England by her sea-captain father and brought up with his other children, to ...Read Review
By Ben Kane -
198 BC. The wolves of Macedon and Rome are circling, and the prize is Greece. Once a league of proud and independent city-states, Greece ...Read Review
By Nicholas Bowling -
1st-century AD, Rome. The power-crazed Emperor Nero is determined to get his hands on the fabled Golden Fleece, and his armed guards will ...Read Review
By Rosie Archer -
Hampshire 1939. World War II has started, and three young girls are about to have their worlds turned upside-down. Rainey and her mother are ...Read Review
By Christian Cameron -
226 BC. Bronze Age Greece is in trouble. Once, the Achaean League, an alliance of city-states in the Peloponnese, worked together to protect themselves, ...Read Review
By Vivian French -
Victorian London. Pa Pringle’s family theatre company, newly renamed The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, is heading north to Uncaster by train (a ...Read Review
By Caroline Lawrence -
Billionaire Solomon Daisy has invented a time machine and placed the travel portal in the recently-excavated Roman Mithraeum in London. He is obsessed ...Read Review
By Michael Palin (author) -
In 1826, HMS Erebus, a ‘bomb’ vessel strong enough to carry heavy mortars, was built of oak and reinforced with iron. In 1839, having demonstrated ...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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