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By Anuradha Roy -
Anuradha Roy is rated as one of India’s greatest living writers, and if this book is any guide I can see why. ...Read Review
By Katherine Stansfield -
1844 on Bodmin Moor. Anna Drake wants to set up her own detective agency at a time when this service was very new and ...Read Review
By Noel O’Reilly -
The action of this book takes place “ten years after the French wars or thereabouts”. It is set in Cornwall at a time ...Read Review
By Julian Stockwin -
The Baltic Prize takes us to Scandinavia at the beginning of the 19th century. The Anglo-Russian War, September 1807–1812, took place after Russia signed ...Read Review
By Alison Weir -
Set in Tudor England, this novel is about the third Queen to Henry VIII. Katherine of Aragon is divorced for failing to provide ...Read Review
By Margaret Dickinson -
The Poppy Girls takes us to Belgium during World War I. The Poppy Girls of the title form part of a quick-response group ...Read Review
By Lindsey Davis -
This is another story in the Falco series set in Rome in the first century AD. It concerns Falco’s daughter, Flavia, who ...Read Review
By Jemahl Evans -
This book, set against the English Civil War, begins with the Battle of Newbury in 1643. The plot includes the murder of a young ...Read Review
By Molly Green -
In this story we go to Liverpool during WWII. The heroine, June Lavender, takes a job as assistant to Mrs. Pherson, the Matron ...Read Review
By M. G. Sinclair -
With this book we are back in 17th-century France, with Louis XIII on the throne. He became king at the age of eight ...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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