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By Mandy Robotham -
Venice, 1943: Stella Jilani is leading a double life, working as a typist in the Reich Office, but smuggling out information for the Italian ...Read Review
By Lorna Cook -
August 1940: escaping from a distressing incident at her 21st birthday party at Invermoray House, Constance is the sole witness when a Spitfire crashes ...Read Review
By Robert Irwin -
By 1945, Dutch bit-part actress and dancer Sonja Heda is finding it increasingly difficult to find roles. Not only are fewer films being made ...Read Review
By Jane Healey -
When Hetty Cartwright is put in charge of the mammal collection of a natural history museum which is being evacuated to Lockwood Manor ...Read Review
By Mary Paulson-Ellis -
In 2016, down-on-his-luck heir hunter Solomon Farthing knows his only route out of debt is to track down the closest living relative of Thomas ...Read Review
By Anita Frank -
1917. Overwhelmed by grief for her dead fiancé, Stella Marcham is struggling to maintain a semblance of normality when her brother-in-law Hector asks her ...Read Review
By Ann Marti Friedman -
From a young age, Augustine Dufresne aspires to be an artist in her own right. However, born in Paris during the first year ...Read Review
By Mandy Robotham -
Midwife Anke Hoff is trying to bestow dignity and fleeting memories of motherhood on fellow prisoners in a Nazi labour camp. The last ...Read Review
By Margaret Dickinson -
In the aftermath of World War I, former ambulance driver Pips Maitland is struggling to find a purpose in life. She dotes on ...Read Review
By Georgina Harding -
Charlie Ashe, a survivor of World War II battles against the Japanese in the uplands of northern India, is trying to adapt to ...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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