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By Tim Hodkinson -
Odin’s Game is the first in a new series from Tim Hodkinson. The book opens in 916 as a young woman flees the ...Read Review
By Jessica Fellowes -
This is the third book in the author’s Mitford Murders series set during crime fiction’s golden age between the wars and, ...Read Review
By Karen Campbell -
Karen Campbell’s latest novel is a departure for the author, leaving behind contemporary Scotland for Italy in the Second World War. In ...Read Review
By Annie Clarke -
The author’s first novel is the start of a series of historical sagas set amongst the “Factory Girls” of the North East ...Read Review
By Bella Ellis -
The Vanished Bride is the first of a new series, The Brontë Mysteries, written by Bella Ellis; a new Brontë-inspired pen name ...Read Review
By Lorna Cook -
In the present day, Melissa hopes a short break on the Dorset coast with boyfriend Liam will help them reconnect while she reassesses ...Read Review
By Rebecca Stevens -
Lily Dodd is proud to start working as a munitionette at the same factory as her father. Having left school, she feels finally ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
S.G. MacLean’s latest addition to the Captain Damien Seeker series sees our grumpy, reluctant hero investigate the death of a man ...Read Review
By Lucy Strange (author) -
Lucy Strange’s second book takes place on the Kent coast during the first months of the Second World War. Petra and her ...Read Review
By Minette Walters -
The sequel to Minette Walters’ thrilling and suspenseful The Last Hours proves a wonderful conclusion to her enthralling tale of a Dorset village ...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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