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By Joan Smith -
This is a Regency romp first published in America in 1987 and now published in Britain. Valerie, the eponymous heroine from a genteel, thrifty ...Read Review
By Vicki Grove -
In 12th-century England, fourteen-year-old Rhiannon is fascinated by the fate of King Henry’s White Ship, wrecked just months before. After all, many ...Read Review
By Deryn Lake -
This is the latest novel in Deryn Lake’s excellent John Rawlings mystery series. After his adventures in Cornwall, told in Death and ...Read Review
By Ann Curthoys; Barbara Caine; Mary Spongberg (eds.) -
This book explores ‘the many different ways in which women have researched and written history’ in over 150 entries, from Abolition to World History, ...Read Review
By Kathryn Davis -
Kathryn Davis makes use of a clever narrative device in this, her fifth novel: she allows Marie Antoinette’s soul to speak. This ...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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