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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 L. A. Meyer -
L. A. Meyer has penned another winner in The Wake of the Lorelei Lee, the eighth installment in the brilliantly entertaining, often madcap 19...Read Review
By Isabel Allende -
Isabel Allende is at the top of her game in Island Beneath the Sea, a seductive, sprawling historical novel set in Haiti and ...Read Review
By Ellen Horan -
Ellen Horan makes an impressive debut with 31 Bond Street, a novelized depiction of a sensational murder investigation in mid-19th century New York ...Read Review
By Leland H. Chambers (trans.) - By Sergio Ramirez -
Sergio Ramirez is a Nicaraguan writer whose list of artistic honors is long, thorough, and international. This novel is his fifth book to ...Read Review
By Stephanie Cowell -
In Claude & Camille, Stephanie Cowell has penned a sentimental portrait of the relationship between the struggling young artist, Monet, and his first ...Read Review
By Emery Lee -
Emery Lee vividly portrays the world of 18th-century British and American horseracing in her debut novel. Robert Devington has spent much of his ...Read Review
By Gina Buonaguro - By Janice Kirk -
Corelli’s Mandolin meets The Bridges of Madison County in this WWII tale of a love affair between an American soldier and the ...Read Review
By Robert Hicks -
The bestselling author of The Widow of the South has penned another atmospheric masterpiece, this time a moving portrait of the post-Civil ...Read Review
By Sarah Jane Stratford -
This first volume in The Millennial Series tells the story of Brigit, a fierce Saxon-era vampire with serious anger management issues, who is ...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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