The largest collection of
readers' reviews on the Internet.
Egypt in Fiction.
A master list of fiction that makes "a significant
nod, gracious or otherwise, to the antiquities of
Greece in Fiction. Fiction
in English (in and out of print), from the Bronze Age
through Cleopatra, classified by major historical
periods and historical/mythic figures.
on ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and Asia,
with some reviews of historical fiction.
Ancient World Web. An
index of 1224 web sites devoted to architecture, art,
daily life, law, language, and other aspects of
& Noble Book Search.
Detailed descriptions and professional reviews of nearly
all titles on these pages.
Reviews: Historical Fiction. An
extensive, up-to-date collection of online book reviews,
including many authors in this Guide.
Bio-bibliographical information about authors of historical
mysteries, with tour schedules and links to fans'
Historical Fiction: Reviews.
A personal page with detailed reviews of Bernard
Cornwell, Michael Crichton, Howard Fast, Steven
Pressfield, and Jack Whyte, among others.
Yee’s Book Reviews. An
Australian site with reviews of Robert Graves, Colleen
McCullough, Mary Renault, Peter Tremayne, Robert van
Gulik, and others.
Age Web. Background
information on the barbarian kingdoms that succeeded the
western Roman Empire: peoples, biographies, battles,
Detective and the Toga.
bibliography of mysteries set in ancient Rome, including
recent releases, new editions, forthcoming works, and a
list of available novels in twelve languages.
Marcus Didius Falco Fan Site.
Detailed commentary on the works of Lindsey Davis
(background, fictional characters, historical
characters), but with reviews of other authors under
Set in Ancient Greece.
An annotated list of classics and curiosities,
particularly valuable as a guide to out-of-print
authors: Michael Ayrton, Alfred Duggan, Gladys Schmitt,
and many others.
A comprehensive guide to fiction set in ancient Rome,
including reviews and a searchable database of 1500+
novels and 150+ short stories, sorted by author, title,
historical period, date of publication, subject, and
Cheat Sheet. Background
information about the Celts, Arthur, the Dark Ages, and
medieval times: chronology, history, lifestyles,
Fiction about Ancient Rome.
Historische Romane über das alte Rom, in German
and English: a monumental project to list all published
novels and short stories about ancient Rome, in all
languages, in and out of print; indexed alphabetically
and by persons, locations, and subjects, with some
Formerly World Historical Fiction: articles,
reviews, links, e-mail updates, and a special section
for young readers; particular emphasis on Christian
Mystery Appreciation Society.
A classic resource for historical-mystery buffs:
articles, a comprehensive links page, and reviews of
Lindsey Davis, P. C. Doherty, Lauren Haney, John Maddox
Roberts, and Steven Saylor, among many others.
A guide to mysteries (in and out of print) of all
historical eras, including ancient Egypt, Greece, and
Rome, and medieval China, England, France, Ireland, and
Italy; includes links to many reviews.
Mystery Homepage. A
bibliography of mysteries (in and out of print) sorted
by period (including the ancient world and the Middle
Ages) and listing author, title, time-frame, and
The printed Review is intended to cover all new works of
historical fiction released in the United States and the
United Kingdom (about 600 titles annually); some reviews
are to be available online.
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