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By Paul Fraser Collard -
Louisiana, 1863. Jack Lark has fought on both sides of the Civil War. Sickened by what he sees as the futile and pointless slaughter ...Read Review
By Simon Scarrow - By T. J Andrews -
AD 25. When Clemestes, captain of a merchant ship, offers Telemachus, a young man surviving on the streets of Piraeus, the chance to join ...Read Review
By Kitty Aldridge -
London, 1879. Percival Unusual George is a showman. He leads a troupe of nine performing Remarkables. He is driven by a dream of fame ...Read Review
By Matthew Harffy -
AD 642, Anglo-Saxon Britain. Oswald has been King of Northumbria for eight years. Beobrand, the king’s war leader, is now a wealthy warlord ...Read Review
By Terry Deary -
September 1939. World War 2 has broken out. Brigit Furst has been evacuated to Wales. Her father, a German has been interned for the duration ...Read Review
By Adrian Goldsworthy -
Britannia, AD 100. Flavius Ferox is a centurion charged with keeping the peace on Britannia’s frontier with the barbarian tribes of the North. ...Read Review
By Anthony Riches -
AD 186. The Scorpion’s Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila’s fight for justice for himself and his family. Fresh from their ...Read Review
By Snorri Kristjansson -
Helga Finnsdottir has settled near King Erik’s court in Uppsala. Her reputation as a healer is spreading, and her life seems settled; ...Read Review
By Tony Lee -
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
Grace O’Malley was lord of the O Maille dynasty in the west of Ireland. The story opens with her childhood, brought up ...Read Review
By James Ellroy -
This Storm is set in the wake of Pearl Harbour in 1941. Los Angeles reels behind the shock of the attack on Pearl Harbour, ...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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