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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Maureen Ash -
Shroud of Dishonour is the fifth of Maureen Ash’s Bascot de Marin Knights Templar mysteries. At this point Bascot, blinded in one ...Read Review
By Scott Oden -
Ruling Cairo as a figurehead in 12th-century Egypt, a young Caliph is manipulated by his grand vizier, who uses drugs to keep him ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
It is 1190 and King Richard is preparing to launch a crusade to seize Jerusalem from the Saracens. Amongst his great army will be ...Read Review
By P. C. Doherty - By Paul Doherty -
The astonishing events of the First Crusade are the subject of P. C. Doherty’s newest novel The Templar, which is slightly misnamed ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Ashworth -
Nobleman Richard FitzEustace returns from the Holy Land suffering from leprosy and, according to the law of the land, must bid farewell to ...Read Review
By I. J. Parker -
Sugawara Akitada, a Senior Secretary in the Ministry of Justice in 11th-century Japan, is very depressed as he had lost his only son ...Read Review
By Helen Hollick -
The Forever Queen follows the career of Norman lady Emma from the time she is married at thirteen to Anglo-Saxon Aethelred “the Unready” ...Read Review
By Alys Clare -
Alys Clare’s Aelf Fen novels are set in East Anglia during the reign of William II (1087-1100). It’s a land that ...Read Review
By Michael Burr -
This is the story of Harald Hardraada, half-brother to the King of Norway, who leads his Viking mercenaries on a brutal raid on ...Read Review
By Peter Tremayne -
It’s AD 670, and a pirate ship comes upon an Irish merchant vessel carrying Fidelma of Cashel and her husband Brother Eadulf. After ...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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