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By J. C. Briggs -
Murder by Ghostlight is the latest installment in J. C. Briggs’ Charles Dickens & Superintendent Jones Investigate series. Having brought a production of ...Read Review
By David Gilman -
Viper’s Blood is the fourth book in David Gilman’s Master of War series continuing the saga of the Hundred Years’ War ...Read Review
By Nicola Cornick -
Published 2016Published 2016-12-29
Filled with romance, drama, mystery and intrigue, The Phantom Tree is Nicola Cornick’s follow up to the hugely popular House of Shadows, ...Read Review
By David Hingley -
This follow-up to the outstanding Birthright continues the intriguing story of Mercia Blakewood. Having arrived in America and discovered the whereabouts of the ...Read Review
By Andrew Hughes -
Andrew Hughes’ second novel returns to the Dublin setting of his first (The Convictions of John Delahunt) but earlier in the century, to ...Read Review
By Sophia Tobin -
Sophia Tobin’s third novel is a gothic thriller with shades of Jane Eyre, Jamaica Inn and Sarah Waters’ Fingersmith. Annaleigh has accepted ...Read Review
By Gwen Kirkwood -
Gwen Kirkwood’s latest novel continues the story of William and Emma begun in Moorland Mist, and sees the young couple settling and ...Read Review
By Ami McKay -
Published 2016Published 2017
The Witches of New York is the third novel from bestselling author Ami McKay. While the new novel sees the return of Moth ...Read Review
By Tracey Warr -
STAFF PUBLICATION The latest novel from Tracey Warr is the first book in a trilogy about the aftermath of the Norman Conquest. It ...Read Review
By Gill Paul -
Gill Paul’s latest novel is an intriguing blend of two stories in two different eras. A young woman hides away at a ...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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