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Historical Fiction | Historical Fiction

richard-zimler's picture
Sep.08.2008
A gripping literary mystery and number-one bestseller in Europe, The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon transports the reader into the mystical universe of kabbalah during the Lisbon Massacre of 1506, when 2,000 New Christians (Jews forcibly converted to Christianity) were murdered and burnt in the city's...
douglas-carlton-abrams's picture
Sep.02.2008
It was a time of discovery and decadence, when life became a gamble and the gold that poured endlessly into the port of Sevilla devalued money, marriage, and love itself. In the midst of these treacherous times, Juan Tenorio is born and then abandoned in the barn of a convent. Raised secretly by...
page-lambert's picture
Aug.25.2008
In a remote cabin, Skye McDonald lived in a special world where her mixed blood was a blessing. She grew strong and healthy; tall like her grandmother, and she learned the ways of the Highlanders and the Lakota. But then the steel-springed lunge of a mountain lion took her mother from her,...
tracy-grant's picture
Aug.22.2008
In the glittering world of Regency London, where gossip is exchanged– and reputations ruined–with the tilt of a fan, Mélanie Fraser is the perfect wife. Devoted to her husband, Charles, the grandson of a duke, she is acknowledged as society’s most charming hostess. But just as the elegant façade of...
thomas-fahy's picture
Aug.01.2008
Samantha Ranvali hasn't slept in months. Haunted by memories of a brutal attack, she seeks an experimental cure with a group called Endymion's Circle. The doctors call her treatment a success-until it leaves her with visions of a violent murder strikingly similar to her own assault. The lines...
tananarive-due's picture
Jun.17.2008
A fictionalized account of Madame C. J. Walker's riveting life as researched by Alex Haley prior to his death. Born Sarah Breedlove, Walker rose from an uneducated laundress to a woman of wealth. She was an ingenious and brilliant entrepreneur who created numerous hair and beauty products for women...
dorothy-mcfalls's picture
Jun.12.2008
When pressured into accepting a husband of her father's choosing, Lady Iona seeks out the notorious rake Lord Nathan Wynter for his help in learning how to stand up for herself. While Iona is looking for adventure, Lord Nathan is doing his honest best to reform his ways in order to repair his...
terry-phillips's picture
May.11.2008
Journalist Terry Phillips breaks a 75-year taboo with his first historical novel, “Murder at the Altar” (www.HyeBooks.com). On Christmas Eve morning in 1933, the head of the Armenian Church in America, Archbishop Ghevont Tourian, is stabbed to death as he begins Sunday services. His infamous murder...
jewelle-gomez's picture
May.09.2008
Adapted from the cult-favorite novel, THE GILDA STORIES, "Bones & Ash: A Gilda Story" was commissioned by the Urban Bushwoman Company as a full length theatrical piece with music.  Music and lyrics are by Toshi Reagon.  The piece was performed in 13 US cities including at New York's...
minnette-meador's picture
Apr.18.2008
RELEASE DATE: TDB SUMMER 2008     The Boudicca revolt has been squelched, the tribes of the Iceni and the Trinovantes exterminated by the Roman Governor of Britannia, Suetonius. He has sworn his revenge on the remaining tribes for the Celtic insolence.     Marius and Delia are now King and Queen of...