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By Glen Peters -
This is the second novel in Anglo-Indian author Glen Peters’ proposed series of Mrs D’Silva novels. The main protagonist, Joan D’Silva, ...Read Review
By M Stanford-Smith -
In what is said to be the final instalment of the exciting Nicholas Talbot adventures (though, never say never), octogenarian author M. Stanford-Smith ...Read Review
By Derek Robinson -
Derek Robinson has been writing wartime ‘ripping yarns’ (his own words) for over 40 years now, and Piece of Cake is a welcome reissue ...Read Review
By Danusia Stok (trans.) - By Marek Krajewski -
Fans of the wonderful Polish crime writer Marek Krajewski will be thrilled at this, his latest story in translation, featuring policeman Eberhard Mock. ...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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