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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By Anthony Anglorus -
The English Revolution of Oliver Cromwell forms the social and political background of The Prince of Prigs by Anthony Anglorus. It is in ...Read Review
By Jerry Amernic -
Jerry Amernic’s gripping historical thriller The Last Witness has an intriguing framing narrative set not in the past but in the future: ...Read Review
By D. C. Reep - By E. A. Allen -
“Everybody knew I was an outlaw’s kid” begins D. C. Reep and E. A. Allen’s energetic YA novel The Dangerous Summer ...Read Review
By Jeannine Atkins -
Atkins’ elegantly understated work is the first novel to be written about May Alcott, a 19th-century artist whose talents were overshadowed by her ...Read Review
By S. Joy P. -
Dragon’s Bounty is sold openly as a ‘historical gay fantasy adventure’ but this is misleading. Very misleading. My first warning is not ...Read Review
By Kathleen Shoop -
The Road Home is the sequel to Kathleen Shoop’s The Last Letter. Having not read this first part I was a little ...Read Review
By H. Catherine Watling -
‘Radiant Brow is a novel rooted in Celtic myth and the turbulent history of Dark Age Britain – the story of a man who ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Revill -
The third in the Llewellyn family saga, Ms Revill’s Rainbows in the Clouds does not fail to please. I have read the ...Read Review
By Mark Roland Langdale -
Gulliver’s antiques emporium is filled with the grandfather clocks and ancient globes of the seventeenth century. It is the place where Gulliver ...Read Review
By Toby Oliver -
London 1944 and the Normandy landings have not long taken place. False information is being fed to the Germans by double agents. A cabinet ...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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