Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society’s print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 18,000 historical fiction books. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Browse our magazines
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Lee Chadeayne (trans.) - By Oliver Pötzsch -
In what is sure to be the first installment of a new series, Oliver Pötzsch takes readers on a wild adventure with ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
When a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death at Farleigh Place, the estate of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, ...Read Review
By Patrick Gale -
Published 2015Published 2016
Loosely based on the experiences of the author’s great-grandfather, A Place Called Winter is an evocative tale of a timid man grappling ...Read Review
By Felicity Goodrich -
The Vow is the story of Anna and Szymon, a devout girl and a young village priest who cling to each other as ...Read Review
By David Krugler -
“Live free, and the rest will follow.” That was the mantra that Liv, Lieutenant Junior Grade Voight’s sometime-girlfriend, lived by. But Voight ...Read Review
By Alissa Johnson -
Set in Victorian London, the second installment in Alissa Johnson’s Thief Taker series is a delightful historical romance that won me over ...Read Review
By Barbara J. Taylor -
Sisters. Good relationships or bad, they are fraught with rivalry, jealously, and loyalty. Such it is with Violet and Lily Morgan. After Lily ...Read Review
By Bill Pronzini - By Marcia Muller -
This is the fourth in the Carpenter and Quincannon series written by husband-and-wife team Muller and Pronzini. It opens with John Quinncannon and ...Read Review
By Gary Corby -
In this sixth installment in Gary Corby’s Athenian Mystery series, Nicolaos and his wife, Diotima, a priestess with an independent streak a ...Read Review
By Mark L. Tompkins -
Mark Tompkins’s fantasy novel is a roiling cauldron of Celtic and Biblical mythology, with everything from fallen angels and faeries, witches 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.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review