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Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books
By James Jackson -
It is 1607, and King James I of England is courting favour with the Spanish king, Philip III, to avoid another war. However, King ...Read Review
By Crystal King -
Renaissance Italy, 1577. Bartolomeo Scappi has died. The famed chef of several popes and orchestrator of the most lavish banquets known to Rome, Scappi ...Read Review
By Cris Harding -
Saint Michael’s Sword: Tip of the Blade by Cris Harding is set in 9th-century France during an era undergoing tumultuous change with ...Read Review
By M. Allen Cunningham -
Perpetua’s Kin takes readers on a journey from the western theater of the Civil War to 1940s San Francisco as it traces ...Read Review
By Vee Walker -
The story begins with disparate characters and countries. The Tom of the title is in India but on his way back to a ...Read Review
By Eileen Ramsay -
London, 1941. Trainee nurse April Harvey is devastated by the death of her widower father in an air raid, and uncertain about the intentions ...Read Review
By Jan Moore -
Tensions over the failed gunpowder plot of 1605 are still fresh in the minds of the people of London. So when an elderly woman ...Read Review
By Candy Gourlay -
In this wonderful and unusual novel, Candy Gourlay sets out to give a voice to the people of the Philippines, where she grew ...Read Review
By Holly Green -
Leonora Malham Brown and her friend Victoria, members of FANY (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry), travel to Bulgaria in the midst of the First ...Read Review
By Eliza Graham -
The Lines We Leave Behind tells a rare story, that of a female operative in Yugoslavia during World War II. She tells her ...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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