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By Meg Keneally - By Tom Keneally -
Set in 1825 in the early years of the Australian colony, this first novel in The Monsarrat Series is set in Port Macquarie. The ...Read Review
By Jan Burchett - By Sara Vogler -
This book contains two separate novels in a single volume. In Deadly Storm, Henry VIII and Lady Anne Boleyn set off from Knole ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Set in 1916, this is the fifth title in the Home Front Detective Series. Dancer Simon Wilder leaves his house, lost in his own ...Read Review
By Val Wood -
In 1842 Margriet is a lonely girl growing up in Hull under the claustrophobic watch of her mother. Her loving father commutes across the ...Read Review
By Charlotte Betts -
The date is 1792, and the French Revolution is at its height. Madeleine Moreau has lived a sheltered life teaching at her parents’ Academy ...Read Review
By Susan Fletcher -
In 1832, Paris is a city in turmoil. The blood of young men – idealists and revolutionaries who wish for a fairer society – seeps into ...Read Review
By Damian Dibben -
The third book in The History Keepers series will not disappoint its readers as the adventure continues taking Jake Djones time-travelling from Shakespeare’...Read Review
By Catherine Johnson -
‘Medical science is flourishing, and in London the illegal trade in corpses has never been more… alive.’ This quote sums up the novel ...Read Review
By Charles Keeping (illustrator) - By Rosemary Sutcliff -
Published 2013Published c1961
The 6th century AD. The Romans have left Britain and the Saxons are invading. The day after the last great battle of Aquae ...Read Review
By Alison Rattle -
Queenie is desperate to escape the harsh reality of daily survival in her poverty-stricken home. Love exists there but is dulled by the ...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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