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By Sarah Hawkswood -
Sarah Hawkswood’s second outing for the detecting duo of Bradecote and Catchpoll means a change of publisher, but readers shouldn’t worry ...Read Review
By Janet Ellis -
Janet Ellis has written a startling and original historical novel in The Butcher’s Hook. The smart, astute and fascinating heroine and mesmerising ...Read Review
By Kate Williams -
Published 2015Published 2016
Kate Williams’ novel continues the saga of the de Witt family, in the aftermath of the Great War. The period covered is 1919-1926, ...Read Review
By Diana Bretherick -
The second novel from Diana Bretherick is a dark twisting and gothic tale which moves along at a breakneck pace, bringing our hero, ...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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