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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Robert Elmer -
In Denmark in 1943, Pastor Steffen Peterson, riding his cherished bicycle to visit a parishioner, instead ends up in the middle of a street ...Read Review
By David Downing -
This third in a series finds Anglo-American John Russell with his days in Berlin clearly numbered. Although Nazi Germany is victorious on all ...Read Review
By Michael Dean -
Hans-Max Hirschfeld is Secretary General for Trade and Industry in the Netherlands in 1941, while it is occupied by the Nazis despite their declaration ...Read Review
By Colleen Coble -
In the early 1900s, a spunky young woman called Addie lives in a lighthouse on a remote California island. She’s alone except ...Read Review
By Cathy Marie Buchanan -
1915, Niagara Falls, Canada. This carefully crafted story illuminates both the pre-war status quo – a world where well-brought-up young ladies, like Bess Heath, are ...Read Review
By Lee Rowan -
It’s 1816 in Regency London, and sodomy is a hanging offense. This is a world in which gentlemen who prefer the company of ...Read Review
By Anne Plantagenet - By Willard Wood -
Although this novel of early 19th-century France may have been a prize-winner in its original French, it is a slow, hard slog in ...Read Review
By Jill Pitkeathley -
Based on the life of Eliza Hancock, cousin to Jane Austen, Dearest Cousin Jane offers an engaging glimpse into the lives of these 19...Read Review
By Prue Phillipson -
Jeanie’s Destiny is set in 1870 on the coast of Galloway in Scotland. The book opens when the heroine is sixteen years old. ...Read Review
By Margaret Frazer -
As an actor with a traveling company, Joliffe has played many roles. But when the Bishop Beaufort asks him to play the spy, ...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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