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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
By Laura Shepherd-Robinson -
June 1781. Captain Harry Corsham is a veteran of the American War. He looks set to pursue a promising political career, and he dotes ...Read Review
By Bill Jones -
In the wake of the D-Day landings, thousands of Germans are taken prisoner, including SS officer Max Hartmann. But while Hartmann broods on ...Read Review
By Rita Bradshaw -
It’s 1940 and teenager Cora Stubbs is not happy about being evacuated from Sunderland to the Northumbrian countryside with her four younger siblings. ...Read Review
By Marius Gabriel -
When American liner SS Manhattan sets sail for New York from war-torn Europe in 1939, it is crammed with refugees and returning Americans. Jewish ...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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