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By Christopher Moore -
Set in a 1947 San Francisco that could exist only in the inventive mind of Christopher Moore, Noir starts when a Mysterious Blonde walks ...Read Review
By Lynn Bryant -
Spain during the Peninsular War was a battleground, as Napoleon’s army tried to conquer the country, and the English and Spanish tried ...Read Review
By Garth Ennis -
During World War II, the Nazi war machine destroyed its way through the Soviet Union. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so Russia ...Read Review
By Ted Powell -
The affair was the scandal and the wedding of the century – and the toll it took on the royal family of England is ...Read Review
By Allan Gall -
Turkey in the 1870s was struggling to find its way in a rapidly changing world. Faced with demands for modernization and surrounded by ...Read Review
By Ruth Hull Chatlien -
In 1862 Minnesota, Sarah Wakefield’s peaceful life with her husband and two young children is about to change radically. The food and money ...Read Review
By Imogen Edwards-Jones -
Romanov fans rejoice! At long last, a novel about the two “Black Princesses” (so called because of their black eyes) of Montenegro, whose ...Read Review
By Margaret Porter -
Spanning the years from 1932 (Extasy) to 1949 (Samson and Delilah), this is the story of Hedy Lamarr: actress, inventor (if you use a cell ...Read Review
By S.J.A. Turney -
This is the third book in a series, but it’s not necessary to have read the first two to enjoy this delightful ...Read Review
By Eric Vuillard - By Mark Polizzotti (trans.) -
This slim volume is an icy history written with the deadly incisiveness of fiction – The Order of the Day is an amazing, disturbing, ...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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