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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Diana Jackson -
Life was picturesque growing up on Riduna on the Channel island of Alderney, before the second World War. It was a place where ...Read Review
By George Gardiner -
A fair-haired young man, dressed in rich ceremonial armor, is found dead in the Nile River. When he is identified, everyone realizes the ...Read Review
By Grant Foster -
Set in the dramatic months leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917, The Pearl of Dubai is an imaginative tale of how the ...Read Review
By Debra Sue Denson -
All Captain Harold Monroe wants is to sail his ship—and clear his name of a dishonorable discharge from the British Navy. All ...Read Review
By Patricia Daly-Lipe -
This well researched novel covers the years 1927-1939, a time when Paris was the cultural center of the world. Paris, still recovering from ...Read Review
By Judith Arnopp -
In Peaceweaver, Arnopp has woven a tale of hope and love around the epic Battle of Hastings. Eadgyth, daughter of Ælfgar of Mercia, ...Read Review
By Ben Farmer -
Based on the poem of the same name by Longfellow, Evangeline tells the story of the Great Upheaval, the forcible removal of the ...Read Review
By David Donachie -
This is the fifth in the series of novels about John Pearce, a naval officer by default rather than proper entitlement. As in ...Read Review
By Clare Clark -
Louisiana in the early years of the 18th century; this is a novel about the French settlers who attempted to carve out their ...Read Review
By Richard Vetere -
Inspired by real events and people in early 17th-century Rome, this novel follows the exploits of young painter Mario Minitti, temptress Fillide Meladrone, ...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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