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By Katharine Ashe -
Third in the Prince Catchers series, I Loved a Rogue begins with Eleanor Caulfield, in the year 1819, at the wedding of her father, ...Read Review
By Paul Doherty -
1455, the seamier side of London: pestilence and threats of war (the uncivil kind) between the Houses of York and Lancaster with the throne ...Read Review
By Antonia Senior -
Henrietta Challoner, called Hen, is a highly educated young girl who prefers education over the traditional role for women of her day. Living ...Read Review
By Sarah Hawkswood -
On a summer’s day in June 1143, murder makes a visit to the Abbey of Pershore in Worcestershire, England. The abbey rests at ...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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