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By Steven A. McKay -
The Wolf and the Raven is the second instalment of Steven A. McKay’s series about Robin Hood. It is set in Barnsdale ...Read Review
By S. Joy P. -
Dragon’s Bounty is sold openly as a ‘historical gay fantasy adventure’ but this is misleading. Very misleading. My first warning is not ...Read Review
By Stacy Reid -
I am normally not too interested in Regency novels as most seem to focus on “spouse hunting” at society parties, and similarly I ...Read Review
By Alison Stuart -
By The Sword is the first part of a series about two families in the era of the English Civil War, just after ...Read Review
By C.M.T. Stibbe -
The Fowler’s Snare is an adventure novel set in Ancient Egypt following the fortunes of a handful of characters as they undertake ...Read Review
By Susan Leona Fisher -
I read this particular novel within a twenty-four hour period. Having read another of Ms Fisher’s novels I knew I was in ...Read Review
By Charlotte Brentwood -
The story concerns a young vicar, William Brook, who dreams of working as a missionary abroad; instead he is sent to a sleepy ...Read Review
By Sue Fisher -
The Adventures of Jane Waterford begins like any other romance, with a beleaguered heroine who plans to escape a wicked stepmother who, in ...Read Review
By Jen Black -
Abduction of the Scots’ Queen is a novel concerning the attempted abduction of the baby Mary Queen of Scots by various factions, all ...Read Review
By Anna Belfrage -
This being the eighth, and last, of a series did make me feel some trepidation as I started reading, as I wondered if ...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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