Historical

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“Kudos to Kate Morton for spinning such a tale.”

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The Glass Ocean, an ambitious project written by three New York Times bestselling authors is a work of historical fiction mixed with a huge mystery at its core and a couple of rom

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War of the Wolf is the latest novel in the Saxon Tales series by renowned author Bernard Cornwell.

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“a convincing, fascinating glimpse into the private lives of two very remarkable individuals.”

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Deviation is an amazing, courageous book by an amazing, courageous woman. It is not, however, the eye-opening book a reader might expect.

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Time’s Convert, the latest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness, tells the story of Marcus MacNeil, a drifter running from his past, who finds himself wo

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Love, loss and freedom take center stage in Daniel Mason’s The Winter Soldier. The novel chronicles the life of Lucius, a well-bred Polish-Austrian doctor from Vienna, beginning with his d

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“Between the buildings Stripeys stumbled, sat, stretched out in exhaustion. Some of them were like ghost-women. Their bodies were the embers of a fire that was dying out.”

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We meet Abeo Kata as a well-adjusted nine-year old girl, surrounded by happy playmates and loving relatives in West Africa.

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Another crime adventure from the Pulitzer prize winning Robert Butler.

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Long a staple of antebellum American newspapers, “ranaway slave” advertisements afford the reader fascinating—if also horrific and heartbreaking—insights into the lives of fugitive slaves and their

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“an essential piece of American literature, already, and the further we descend into an age of circuses without bread, the more poignant will be our Slinger’s aim on the true heart of the W

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Spies, enemies, and friends with mixed motives: good thing investigator Billy Boyle has his close friends Kaz and Big Mike with him in Normandy, France, in July 1944, because that may be the only l

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“Here's the first thing you need to know about Miss Cathy Williams: I am the daughter of a daughter of a queen and my Mama never let me forget it.”

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“a commendable and unique work that never flags and is a worthy addition to the Holocaust genre.”

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“a novel that is at once sobering and poignant, both weighted with unspeakable horrors and uplifted by the unique hope of love.”

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“an example of a single event taking precedence over a more monumental one.”

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"Victoria Glendinning’s historical novel, The Butcher’s Daughter, offers a richly textured chronicle set in Tudor England . . ."

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“Gods of Wood and Stone [is] a very strong novel and powerful critique of contemporary life and culture.”     

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In her follow up to The Half-Drowned King, Linnea Hartsuyker continues her novelization of Snorri Sturlison’s “The Saga of Harald Harfagr” in an immaculately researched story that stands u

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Immigrant, Montana is a maze of memory and homeland.

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Victorian London has a new sleuth and his name is Charles Dickens. Yes, that Dickens of The Tale of Two Cities fame.

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Katie Beiler, a young Amish woman living in Blue Ball, Pennsylvania, is at a crossroads in her life. Her twin, Hannah left their homestead to become "English" and live in New York City.

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Extravagant and demonic, the second novel by Christian Kracht opens with the most precise description of the act of committing hari-kari that you will ever read.  Precision is central to The De

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“a most unique interpretation of an age-old and beloved fairy tale”

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