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By Pamela Hart -
Although Evelyn Northey desperately wants to be a doctor, her father will not allow it, holding back her inheritance―which would enable her ...Read Review
By Robyn Cadwallader -
In the year 1320, in anticipation of a major family inheritance, Lady Mathilda commissions a book of hours: an exquisite book, to raise the ...Read Review
By Kate Forsyth -
Since the death of her mother, Ava Falkenhorst, singer and daughter of an eminent psychiatrist, has been raised alongside her Jewish friend, Rupert ...Read Review
By Tricia Stringer -
In the year 1846, Thomas Baker finds himself alone in South Australia, having lost his mother prior to departure and his father on the ...Read Review
By Isolde Martyn -
In the aftermath of the second battle of St Albans, two young noblewomen find themselves widowed. One is Katherine Neville, widow of the ...Read Review
By Jenny Lloyd -
Eli Jenkins has returned and Megan Jones intends to marry him, to turn back the clock and undo the bitter consequences of her ...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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