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By Margaret Whittock -
‘Two young people leave Ireland for Turkey, eighty years apart: for one, Private Jack Callaghan, newly enlisted in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, a ...Read Review
By Erica Lainé -
Betrothed to the Count of Lusignan, twelve-year-old Isabella is to meet John, King of England, who becomes besotted with her. He persuades her ...Read Review
By Denise Elaine Conquest Steele -
A talented artist, Denise Elaine Conquest Steele has produced a unique and entertaining book for young adults. Based around the events of Magna ...Read Review
By Roger Burnage -
“With Revolutionary agents travelling between Ireland and England and war with France inevitable, the English government is anxious to uncover any plots between ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Revill -
Thunder in the Sun is the fourth in the Llewellyn Family Saga, featuring Carrie in a new role of District Nurse. Discovering that ...Read Review
By Alison Morton -
“Late 1960s Roma Nova, the last Roman colony that has survived into the 20th century Aurelia Mitela is alone – forced to give up ...Read Review
By Annie Whitehead -
Everyone has heard of Alfred the Great; not everyone knows of his daughter, Æthelflæd, ‘Lady of the Mercians’. This is a shame ...Read Review
By Sheila Dalton -
Devon in the early seventeenth century. Lizbet Warren is on a mission to find her parents who have been captured by pirates. At ...Read Review
By Nick Smith -
Rogues’ Nest is a pirate-based adventure with all the ingredients of a swashbuckling read. First mate, the Englishman, Ormes, joins forces with Captain ...Read Review
By Piers Alexander -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-12
Set in the period of the Glorious Revolution when James II was ousted in favour of William and Mary, Calumny Spinks lives in ...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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