Historical Fiction

Mercury Pictures Presents Anthony Marra

MERCURY PICTURES PRSENTS is one of the most anticipated books of the year. The brilliant Anthony Marra has spun a masterful tale of a studio producer in Hollywood in the 1940's who attempts to hide her roots of Mussolini's Italy. A far ranging cast of characters come from around the world to forge star-studded careers...

December '41: A World War II Thriller William Martin

DECEMBER '41 follows a German agent planning to assasinate President Roosevelt on the White House grounds as he lights the national Christmas tree. The tension boils over when it is announced that Winston Churchill will join FDR for the ceremonies.

 

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The Winter Soldier Daniel Mason

THE WINTER SOLDIER follows a young doctor looking for adventure and romance by enlisting with Austria-Hungary in WWI. He reaches...

Cardinal Black Robert McCammon

CARDINAL BLACK is the seventh installment in the standalone historical thriller series 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....

The Listener Robert McCammon

THE LISTENER is a depression-era crime thriller with hints of the supernatural. This complex story includes a powerful social commentary told by the master.

 

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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 Paula McLain. This novel covers the turbulent love...

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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