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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Dacia Maraini -
In 18th-century Sicily Marianna is born to a life of extravagant luxury, daughter of charming, affectionate Duke Signoretto Ucria. She is lovely and ...Read Review
By Seth Hunter -
Sailors are a superstitious lot. Firm believers in an unlucky ship, the officers assigned to them face innumerable problems in dealing with an ...Read Review
By Barbara Hamilton -
Second in a new series, A Marked Man begins at breakfast on a cold Sabbath morning in 1774 as Abigail Adams and her husband ...Read Review
By Newt Gingrich - By William Forstchen -
In the winter of 1777, the Continental Army, under the command of General George Washington, established winter quarters at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. After losing ...Read Review
By Christina Courtenay -
Trade Winds is this author’s first novel. Set in 1732, the story begins in Scotland, moves to Gothenburg, Sweden, and then to the ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
The Fort is the story of a battle in the American War of Independence. It took place in the summer of 1779 when a ...Read Review
By Mary Andrea Clarke -
This lively and engaging read opens when Georgiana Grey, otherwise known as the highwayman the Crimson Cavalier, is robbed at pistol‑point whilst ...Read Review
By David A. Hart - By John P. Calu -
1770s Trenton, New Jersey: Penny Scott has been raised by future Declaration-signer John Hart’s family since she was orphaned as a child ...Read Review
By Deborah Swift -
The Civil War and its aftermath have finished and the King is back on his throne, but the memories of the awful conflict ...Read Review
By Susan Holloway Scott -
Scott’s latest foray into the realm of royal mistresses features an unlikely candidate: Katherine Sedley, blessed with little beauty but with a ...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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