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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By Nick Arvin -
In Nick Arvin’s first novel, George Tilson, called “Heck” for his reluctance to swear, arrives at Omaha Beach just after the D-Day ...Read Review
By René Steinke -
“I cannot bow—I can only fling myself.” –The Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven René Steinke’s gorgeous second novel is a fictional biography ...Read Review
By Sandra Birdsell -
In Katya, Birdsell paints a meticulous portrait of a young girl, Katya Vogt, whose character is shaped as much by the wild landscape ...Read Review
By Vladimir Lange -
The MEG, an experimental MRI-like device, was designed to treat the mentally ill by targeting and erasing traumatic memories. While working to prove ...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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