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By Eileen Ramsay -
London, 1941. Trainee nurse April Harvey is devastated by the death of her widower father in an air raid, and uncertain about the intentions ...Read Review
By Virginia Moffatt -
Newly married Ruth Flint comes to live at Echo Hall on the Anglo-Welsh border in 1990 with her husband, Adam. His grandfather, Jack, is ...Read Review
By Lynn Brittney -
Published 2018Published 2019
London, May 1915. Lady Harriet Murcheson has confessed to the murder of her husband, but will only divulge the details to a married woman ...Read Review
By Lucienne Boyce -
This is the second Georgian-era murder-mystery featuring Bow Street Runner, Dan Foster. When a pair of bodysnatchers are arrested taking a basket of ...Read Review
By Jasper Barry -
This is the second volume in the Miremont trilogy, set in Belle Époque France, which began with The Second Footman. Max Fabien is ...Read Review
By Kate Mayfield -
The premise of Kate Mayfield’s multi-period historical fantasy, which takes the reader from the 18th century to the present, centres on an ...Read Review
By Tracey Warr -
This is the second volume of a trilogy based on the life of Nest ferch Rhys, the Welsh princess who was one of ...Read Review
By John Jackson -
Set mainly in Ireland between 1735 and 1752, this story is based on true events. Robert Rochfort, an ambitious Anglo-Irish landowner and widower, requires a ...Read Review
By Kate Mildenhall -
Published 2016Published 2017
Bookish Kate Gilbert and her slightly older, more worldly, best friend, Harriet Parker, are growing up during the last decades of the 19th ...Read Review
By Graham Swift -
Published 2016Published 2017
Despite the title, Mothering Sunday is lacking in mothers. It is the story of what a young housemaid and orphan, Jane Fairchild, chooses ...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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