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By Ann Barker -
Anthea was always the prettier, more vivacious, popular and successful of the Frobisher sisters, but now she needs sister Elfrida to chaperone her ...Read Review
By Iris Gower -
On her first day at work as a cleaner at the Palace theatre, Swansea, Ella Burton meets Anthony Weatherby Nichols and falls in ...Read Review
By Gwendoline Butler -
Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)
When Major Mearns, old soldier and sometime spy, receives a large package in his office in Windsor Castle the last thing he expects ...Read Review
By Michael Gregorio -
‘Observe, Stiffeniis. It slid in like a hot knife cutting lard.’ So begins Michael Gregorio’s chilling story of murder at a time ...Read Review
By David Wiltshire -
Most wartime romances seem doomed, especially those between US servicemen and young British girls holding the home front. But when Mary Rice, a ...Read Review
By Jane Jackson -
Grace Damerel is the daughter of the local tin mine owner and, as such, carries a huge burden of guilt over the recent ...Read Review
By Dee Williams -
It is April 1912, and sisters Connie and Jenny Dalton wave their father off on his ocean voyage to America. Shortly afterwards comes ...Read Review
By Norman Russell -
Sir Hamo Strange and Lord Jocelyn Peto are both Victorian gentleman bankers and collectors of rare ancient books. Rivals at work and ...Read Review
By Joan Smith -
Daphne Ingleside’s Aunt Effie is a woman with a Past. Once the toast of the town, she is now scandalously divorced ...Read Review
By Deryn Lake -
When newly widowed John Rawlings and his daughter Rose are invited to accompany Elizabeth di Lorenzi to Helstone for the annual Floral (...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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