Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Between the Sword and the Wall

By Thomas De Angelo - Published 2007

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“Do I have to remind you all that we are in occupied Belgium and not some tavern in Nottingham?” British nurse Edith Cavell ...Read Review

The Better of Two Men

By J.D. Smith - Published 2015

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Military

This is the third in the Overlord series and although it can be read as a standalone story, enjoyment would be enhanced by ...Read Review

A Love That Never Tires

By Allyson Jeleyne. - Published 2014

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Romance

Set in the early years of the twentieth century, A Love That Never Tires is the story of Linley Talbot-Martin and Patrick Wolford, ...Read Review

A Brother’s Oath

By Chris Thorndycroft -

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Saga

A Brother’s Oath is the first of a trilogy about brothers Hengest and Horsa, Scandinavian raiders who were instrumental in the migration ...Read Review

Tizzie

By P.D.R. Lindsay - Published 2014

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Naive and trusting, Tizzie never questions the life she leads as unpaid help in her brother’s household. Help is not quite correct – ...Read Review

The Bowes Inheritance

By Pam Lecky - Published 2015

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Romance

The Bowes Inheritance is a stunning, captivating and all-round brilliant first novel from reader turned writer, Pam Lecky. It opens with her heroine, ...Read Review

Storykeeper

By Daniel A Smith - Published 2012

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“Remember this,” he said, “once told, a story is never lost.” 1541 and the Spanish are sweeping across eastern Arkansas, claiming land and spreading ...Read Review

Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The Story of Elizabeth of York

By Samantha Wilcoxson - Published 2015

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Biographical Fiction

The life of Elizabeth of York is a natural lure for novelists, since it is filled with the drama of kings, queens, and ...Read Review

Out of Time

By Loretta Livingstone - Published 2015

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Time-slip

During a visit in May 2006 to the ancient Sparnstow Abbey, Marion rests in the shade of an old tree whilst her two daughters, ...Read Review

One Summer in Arcadia

By Bill Page - Published 2015

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Thriller

Bill Page clearly has an infectious and scholarly insight into late Roman Britain, which he sets as an intimate and colourful background for ...Read Review