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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By David Ball -
Set during the 16th century on both the isle of Malta, home of the ancient order of the Knights of St. John, and ...Read Review
By John Cowper Powys -
Originally published in 1940, this grandly written epic recounts the adventures of Rhisiart, a 15th century Oxford student who returns to the land ...Read Review
By Caroline Roe -
Loyal followers of the life of Isaac the blind physician take up the tale in 1354 where the 7th novel in the series opens. ...Read Review
By Juliet Landon -
Two betrothals and a marriage, each lasting only three months before death claimed the men involved, has convinced Lady Eloise that she is ...Read Review
By MICHAEL JECKS -
Devon, England, 1323. A pregnant girl is found murdered. Her lover, a monk, flees. Is he the killer, or did fear make him run ...Read Review
By Kate Horsley -
Set in medieval Ireland, The Changeling of Finnistuath is an in-depth look into the morass of hypocrisy and vulgarity that one calls civilization. ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
The novel opens in 1347 at the English siege of Calais. Thomas Hookton comes to join the fight. He is still recovering from wounds ...Read Review
By Elaine Knighton -
In 1200 Ceridwen ap Morgan’s father arranges for her to wed her enemy, an English knight. She’d rather not, but there is ...Read Review
By Priscilla Royal -
At 20 years old, Eleanor of Wynethorpe is young to be appointed Prioress of Tyndal, Order of Fontevraud, leader of both the monastery’s ...Read Review
By Susan Fromberg Schaeffer -
Schaeffer was inspired by the film “The Seven Samurai” to research medieval Japan, according to her web site. This book is one of ...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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