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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Rosalind Miles -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
Ten years have passed since Isolde, daughter of the Queen of Ireland, fell in love with Tristan of Lyonesse, her husband’s nephew. ...Read Review
By J. Ardian Lee -
In the third installment of the ‘Summon of the Sword’ series, we rejoin our time traveling hero Dylan (now firmly fixed in the 18...Read Review
By Lian Hearn -
The story of young star-crossed lovers Takeo and Shirakawa Kaede continues in the sequel to Across the Nightingale Floor. In an alternate feudal ...Read Review
By Paul Doherty -
In 1322 Venice, elderly adventurer Marco Polo lies on his deathbed, remembering that dangerous time when he served as principal magistrate of the city ...Read Review
By Sharyn McCrumb -
Set during the Civil War in the mountains of North Carolina, Ghost Riders portrays a little-known and seldom-researched aspect of the war. When ...Read Review
By Kathryn Davis -
Originally published in 1998, this novel takes us into the lives and minds of the occupants of three separate households: a dollhouse, a house ...Read Review
By Dale L. Walker editor -
In celebration of their 50th anniversary, the Western Writers of America went all out in producing this large collection of original western fiction. ...Read Review
By Will Davenport -
Alternate HistoryBiographical FictionMystery/Crime
This novel intertwines 17th century and present day plots. The 17th century story proposes a possible explanation for how Rembrandt might have come ...Read Review
By Chayyam Zeldis -
The title forecasts the influence of the past over the present. The period of time spanned in this novel begins in early 20th ...Read Review
By Edward Wright -
This retro-mystery set in late-1940s Los Angeles has a lot of the right ingredients going for it – starting with its former B-western ...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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