Historical Fiction

Mister Slaughter Robert McCammon

MISTER SLAUGHTER is another entry into the Matthew Corbett series in which the proto-detective agrees to escort the titular serial killer from Philadelphia to New York, until Mister Slaughter makes an offer that Corbett can't refuse, which sets off the astonishing and captivating events that follow.

 

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Cardinal Black Robert McCammon

CARDINAL BLACK is the seventh installment in the standalone historical thrillers featuring the exploits of Matthew Corbett, who has been called "the early American James Bond". In December of 1703, Corbett travels with a mad scientist's assistant to recover a potion book stolen by the mysterious Cardinal Black. This...

The Providence Rider Robert McCammon

THE PROVIDENCE RIDER is another entry into the Matthew Corbett series in which the proto-detective's investigation takes him from his home in Manhattan down to the Bahamas, where he must confront a mysterious figure from his past.

 

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Circling The Sun Paula McLain

CIRCLING THE SUN is the fictive account of famed aviator Beryl Markham caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who wrote Out of Africa using the name Isak Dinesen. 

 

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Love and Ruin Paula McLain

LOVE AND RUIN is another masterpiece of compelling historical fiction from McLain. This novel covers the turbulent love between...

The Abolitionist's Daughter Diane C. McPhail

THE ABOLITIONIST'S DAUGHTER tells the story of a young woman who pleads with her father, a judge and abolitionist, to save the life of a young slave about to be auctioned away from his family. Little does she know that this decision will set off a series of tragic and painful events that will change her and her family'...

The Ventriloquists E.R. Ramzipoor

THE VENTRILOQUISTS finds a young girl, Helene, masquerading as a boy and selling newspapers to survive on the streets of 1943 Brussels. When the Nazis pressure her friend, a publisher of dissident underground newspapers, to betray his cause or die, they and their peers decide to pretend to cave to the German demands,...

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Jennifer Ryan

THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.

 

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Free Men Katy Simpson Smith

FREE MEN takes place in the territory that is now Alabama, during the 1780s when three men - an escaped slave, a white orphan and a Creek Indian are being tracked down for murder. More than two hundred years later, their profound concerns of love, freedom, the stain of guilt continue to haunt us today.

 

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The Story of Land and Sea Katy Simpson Smith

THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA is set during the waning years of the Revolutionary War and follows three generations of parent and child as they grapple with kidnapping and slavery. This is a brilliant debut novel that has received nationwide acclaim.

 

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