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By Prue Phillipson -
Daniel Wilson leads his sick brother away from the battlefield against the Scots and goes in search of food, just as Arabella (Bel) ...Read Review
By Catherine Hermary-Vieille -
This outstanding, enthralling biography of James Hepburn, fourth earl of Bothwell, lieutenant of Borders and keeper of Hermitage Castle, has been masterfully researched ...Read Review
By Bryan Malessa -
Born in the 1980s, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, the adopted home of his East Prussian baker father, Sam is the eldest of three ...Read Review
By Lorraine Bateman - By Paul Cole -
This collaborative story, inspired by written reports, documents and diaries, reveals the impact and consequences for both real and imaginary characters in Belgium ...Read Review
By Robert E. Howard -
Published as part of the “Classic Heroes” series, which understandably has a massive following, this inventive collection of short stories and epic fantasies ...Read Review
By Sue Allan -
This novel, which is divided into three related stories, was prompted by research into the author’s own family history and from a ...Read Review
By Paul House -
As war breaks out in Europe, and Japanese troops advance towards Hong Kong, Molly Russell, daughter of the wheelchair‑bound Willard, and her ...Read Review
By M.M. Bennetts -
Set during the Napoleonic Wars, this story concerns the secretive Boy Tirrell, a talented child with a phenomenal memory, who is employed by ...Read Review
By Mary Andrea Clarke -
This lively and engaging read opens when Georgiana Grey, otherwise known as the highwayman the Crimson Cavalier, is robbed at pistol‑point whilst ...Read Review
By Jay Margrave -
Christopher Marlowe, scholar, playwright, roustabout, and spy for the Queen, is considered a traitor by her spymaster William Cecil. To save him from ...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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