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By Kyle Miller -
“My name is Cnut, son of Astrid,” says the narrator of Kyle Miller’s novel Cnut: Rise of a Viking Warrior, “Some people ...Read Review
By Caryl McAdoo -
In the third instalment in Caryl McAdoo’s trilogy of Christianity-themed historical romance novels (following Vow Unbroken and Hearts Stolen) opens with successful 19...Read Review
By Peter Wev -
Peter Wev’s main character, the eponymous centurion of Julius Caesar while the future dictator was stationed in Gaul, is a man named ...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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