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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Carol Wallace -
As a Roman procurator rides through Jerusalem, a loose tile falls from a rooftop and hits him. This accident leads to the Jewish ...Read Review
By L.J. Trafford -
This is the second book in the Four Emperors series. Book One – Palatine – ended with Nero’s demise and was written not from ...Read Review
By Douglas Jackson -
The seventh novel in the superb Hero of Rome series, Saviour of Rome, brings Roman hero, Gaius Valerius Verrens, to Spain, the homeland ...Read Review
By Ron Singerton -
This book’s title reflects Rome’s desire to control the silk trade, which meant destroying its primary competitor in the 1st century ...Read Review
By Annelise Freisenbruch -
Hortensia is the daughter of a renowned orator and lawyer. She has been taught by her father in his art and utilizes this ...Read Review
By Eric Shaw Quinn -
The Prince’s Psalm is, simply put, the story of the biblical David, who slew Goliath; and Jonathan, eldest son of King Saul. ...Read Review
By ANGELA HUNT -
Canaan, 1200 BCE. When Delilah’s Philistine stepfather dies, his son Achish sells her mother into slavery and keeps Delilah to abuse and rape. ...Read Review
By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear -
Sun Born takes readers on an historical and mythical journey back in time 1,000 years to the vast and booming metropolis of the Cahokia ...Read Review
By James Jackson -
The story begins in the Azores in 1591. It then moves into the 17th century and, with the death of Elizabeth I, James VI ...Read Review
By Carolyn Mulford -
When word reaches the Lawton family that Mr. Lawton has taken ill while on the road, Mrs. Lawton and her son George travel ...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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