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By Beryl Matthews -
Amy Carter at 14 lived in rented rooms in Wapping, her mother suffering from TB and her father a merchant seaman often away at ...Read Review
By Duncan Sprott -
If Duncan Sprott is to be believed, the Ptolemys, rulers of Egypt for twelve generations, were the first dysfunctional family. Practising incest in ...Read Review
By Sarah Bryant -
Published 2005Published 2006
In 1924 Eleanor Rose turns 21 and inherits her family estate in Louisiana, ‘Eden’s Meadow’. Left an orphan as a child and brought ...Read Review
By Annie Murray -
Family of Women is set in Birmingham between the years 1926 and 1960 but spans more than half a century when returning to the ...Read Review
By Ben Elton -
In 1917 England was not only fighting the Great War in France but was also witnessing a period of industrial unrest at home. Socialism ...Read Review
By Gillain Bradshaw -
This is the story of Ariantes, a Prince of Sarmatia, land of nomadic tribes beyond the Danube. Newly conquered by Rome, their armies ...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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