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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 Nancy Carson -
Though a saga in length, Carson’s sequel reads like a soapy melodrama as it follows the characters from A Country Girl in ...Read Review
By Jen Turano -
In New York City in 1883, sensible but orphaned Gertrude Cadwalader and fashion-blind shipping magnate Harrison Sinclair already like each other, but love can ...Read Review
By Mary Morris -
This thrilling, shattering literary novel spans centuries and continents, telling in essence the story of Entrada de la Luna, a small town in ...Read Review
By Petie McCarty -
In this entertaining Regency timeslip romance, the present-day Duke of Reston, Jared Langley, tumbles back to 1816 and into the life of his reckless ...Read Review
By Sophie Barnes -
This sweet, sedate sequel to An Unlikely Duke turns to Lady Amelia, suddenly elevated from the slums of St. Giles after her brother ...Read Review
By M. R. Arnold -
This serious, thoughtful literary novel reimagines the education and incidents that inspired Mary Godwin (later Shelley) in writing her most famous book. The ...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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