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“Based upon true events, seventeen-year-old Polish catholic Dyta Zając finds herself forced away from wartime Warsaw due to her family’s shadowy ...Read Review
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“It is 1490. Northern Europe is in the grip of sweeping plagues and religious inquisitions, and in daily terror of the Day of Judgement. ...Read Review
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“In the sexiest pirate contest, Capt Jesamiah Acorne gives Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow a run for his money” so runs the quote ...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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