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By Linda Chamberlain -
Taking its inspiration from the first veterinary college and its students, The First Vet opens in London in 1794, and focuses on the true ...Read Review
By Dorothy Wiley -
Set in 1797, this romantic adventure takes the reader on a thrilling journey into the “brave new world” of the early American pioneers. Stephen ...Read Review
By Dawn Harris -
When Lady Drusilla Davanish is summoned to Downing Street, she is warned that John Hamerton, the proposed guest at her home on the ...Read Review
By RJJ Hall -
Wartime Naples in 1943 is the setting for this romantic story which takes as its theme the twin loyalties of love and honour. Cleverly ...Read Review
By Harriet Steel -
Elizabethan England, in the latter part of the 1500s, is expertly and graphically portrayed in this exciting story of illicit love and turbulent ...Read Review
By Julie McGowan -
The Mountains Between spans the years between 1929 and 1946, and charts the story of two very different Welsh families who live either side of ...Read Review
By Richard Denning -
Princes in Exile is the third book in the Northern Crown series, and is set in 6th-century Britain during the dark age of ...Read Review
By Elisabeth Marrion -
The Night I Danced with Rommel is based on the real life events of the author’s mother and recounts the story of ...Read Review
By D.J. Kelly -
The story opens in 1921, as Constable William Mitchell sits in Mountjoy Gaol in Dublin reflecting on the events of his life, which have ...Read Review
By Stephen F. Clegg -
The complicated history of the Chance family is revealed in this dual-time historical narrative which exposes the treacherous history of murder, intrigue, and ...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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