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Historical Fiction | Historical Fiction

minnette-meador's picture
Apr.18.2008
    Marius has been stationed on 60 AD Britannia for sixteen years. Once a celebrated hero and a famous Praetorian Guard, he still clings to the old traditions as a fair but tough leader to his men, despite the shame that drove him from Rome.       Delia is sister to an uncaring Corieltauvi tribal...
jewelle-gomez's picture
Apr.07.2008
A collection of short stories from the traditional to the supernatural. An adult faces her childhood abuser with dramatic results; a comic romp about a perfume that can make you irresistable; a woman explains her Native American origins to her great grand daughter; a futuristic novella about a...
jamie-carie's picture
Apr.01.2008
DEAR READER Independence is the safe route. If you fail, you have no one to blame but yourself, right? Elizabeth has found this to be true. Abandoned as a child she has learned the value influencing people and circumstances to fit her need. If she knows anything for sure, it is how to survive. And...
remittance-girl's picture
Mar.25.2008
A sinister tale of transformation set in the opium dens of Limehouse, during the Victorian Era.
margriet-ruurs's picture
Feb.18.2008
MELANIE WHITE has always liked history, but she certainly doesn't believe in ghosts. When a voice from the past begins to haunt her, she soon discovers wisdom in her words. With the spunky ghost of Martha Black as her guide, Melanie wanders through history like she never has before. From the...
jess-wells's picture
Jan.27.2008
The Mandrake Broom, a historical novel based in Europe 1465-1540, dramatizes one woman's courageous fight to save medical knowledge during the witch-burning times.  Meet: Luccia Alimenti, daughter of a medical professor at the University of Salerno, Italy, destined to carry ancient texts and...
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Jan.15.2008
In the latest addition to the Fairy Tale Series created by Terri Windling, fantasy author Gregory Frost (Tain; Lyrec) provides a fresh and highly readable spin on the classic Bluebeard tale, setting his version in New York’s Finger Lakes district during the 1830s(sic). Charismatic preacher Elias...
bill-broder's picture
Jan.09.2008
Based on research, oral history tapes, and interviews, REMEMBER THIS TIME recreates Western Russia during the First World War and the Russian Revolution through the powerful, yet intimate story of the Chodorov family from 1914 through 1919. At the center is Kala, the second oldest of four...
lalita-tademy's picture
Dec.18.2007
Five generations and a hundred years in the life of a matriarchal black Louisiana family are encapsulated in this ambitious debut novel that is based in part upon the lives, as preserved in both historical record and oral tradition, of the author's ancestors. (Publisher's Weekly)
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Dec.10.2007
In this fascinating work of historical fiction, award-winning author Lawrence Wright captures all the gripping drama and black humor of Panama during the final, nerve-racking days of its legendary dictator, Manuel Antonio Noriega. It is Christmas 1989, and Tony Noriega’s demons are finally...