Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society’s print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 18,000 historical fiction books. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Browse our magazines
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Helen Maslin -
This YA time-slip novel is a mixture of contemporary romance, horror/mystery and ghost story, moving between 1825 and the present day. In the ...Read Review
By Helen Moss -
I may be slightly biased, as I’ve been fascinated by Egyptian pharaohs and their treasures from an early age, but I absolutely ...Read Review
By Captain W. R. Johns -
Published 2014Published c1935
This novel was originally published in 1935, and Biggles is a very familiar name to me as he was my mother’s favourite fictional ...Read Review
By Cate Cain -
The blurb says this is a ‘thrilling story of sorcery and mystery laced with macabre horror and historical detail’ – I couldn’t have ...Read Review
By Deborah White -
This is a time-slip novel set partly in the present and partly in 1666. It’s the sequel to Wickedness, in which teenager Claire ...Read Review
By Leila Rasheed -
Overall, this is an enjoyable story with an engaging and likeable heroine and lots of intrigue. Set in 1912, it follows Lady Ada Averley ...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.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review