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HNS Awards have helped discover and launch the author careers of Michel Faber, Ruth Downie, Hilary Green, Martin Sutton, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, Nikki Marmery, Margaret Skea, Warwick Cairns, Katherine Mezzacappa and Elizabeth Macneal. Our ARA and Saudi awards are amongst the most generous of all literary prizes.
By Vincent B. LoCoco -
Bellafortuna, Sicily, is a magical, beautiful place, where the buildings glow golden at dusk and the people treasure the things most important in ...Read Review
By Mary A. Osborne -
There are very few options in life for a merchant’s daughter in medieval Italy. You enter an arranged marriage, or you take ...Read Review
By Martha Conway -
What would your seventeen-year-old self do if a band of Indians kidnapped your four older sisters, who are your only living kin within ...Read Review
By C. F. Yetmen -
Published 2014Published 2014-01-20
Wiesbaden, Germany, in August of 1945: the Nazis have gone, and the Americans have arrived, fresh-faced and ready to save the German people and ...Read Review
By Dana Cornell -
Henryk Frankowski is a young man growing up in Warsaw, Poland. He and his family – a brother, a baby sister, mother and father – ...Read Review
By Marian Manseau Cheatham -
The background for this book is the capsizing of the steamer SS Eastland in the docks at Chicago on July 24, 1915. The ship had ...Read Review
By Lori Hart Beninger -
Guinn is barely eleven years old when she finds herself undertaking a perilous eight-month voyage from Boston to join her widower father in ...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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