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By Margaret Frazer -
The peace of St Frideswide’s is shattered with the arrival of two small boys after their party is apparently attacked by ...Read Review
By Imogen Parker -
It is the 1950s and England is in the grip of coronation fever. In the seaside town of Kingshaven the King family ...Read Review
By Beryl Kingston -
In 1800 the poet, William Blake, and his wife, Catherine, move from London to the tiny rural community of Felpham, in Sussex. There they ...Read Review
By June Gadsby -
It’s 1900 and Blodwen Evans has lived a long life in Patagonia, far away from her Welsh birthplace, but recently she has felt ...Read Review
By Anna Jacobs -
The dirt-poor Prestons have few prospects but many children. Carrie works tirelessly to feed and clothe her siblings, since her father is a ...Read Review
By Maureen Peters -
Taid Petrie is a Revivalist preacher with a tendency to blow his trumpet on the beach at every opportunity and announce that he ...Read Review
By Sarah Harrison -
Married and widowed by the Great War in less than a week, Pamela Griffe evolves into a composed and controlled young woman, drably ...Read Review
By Ross King -
Nineteenth-century France produced two very different artists, and to each the judgement of Paris meant the difference between triumph and failure. Ernest Meissonier ...Read Review
By Carola Hicks -
The Bayeux Tapestry had an exciting history from its beginnings. Created to tell the story of the Battle of Hastings and the Norman ...Read Review
By Sarah Vern -
Following on from The Witching Woman, Sarah Vern’s debut novel, The Woman Outside, continues the story of Alexander McNair and Mhairi-Anne Graham’...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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