Tag: Historical Fiction

The Monk

Treachery. Murder. The Edge of Darkness. AD664. Nearly 10 years after the Battle of Winwaed, the world believes Prince Ciaran the Damned is dead. The reclusive Anselm, a monk in the Community of Iona, lives on the edge of the world. Battered, broken and barely recovered, he wants nothing more than seclusion, contemplation and prayer. Greater forces have other plans. The Abbott of Iona orders him o... »

The Last Pilgrim

Young, lovely Norwegian Agnes Gerner is waging a dangerous and secret fight. Outwardly, she is a devoted Nazi sympathizer engaged to a prominent businessman. In fact, she is part of an underground resistance doing everything to win the war against the Germans. The only hope she has of being reunited with the man she truly loves-who serves under the code name “Pilgrim”-is if the Nazis a... »

Look for the Silver Lining

No one is spared from the heartache of war As the Blitz destroys lives in Liverpool, three sisters are forced to make difficult choices to protect themselves and those they love. When Nellie Callaghan marries her love in secret, it causes a rift in the family. But when the bombs drop on Liverpool grievances must be put aside as the people of the city are brought to despair. Nellie’s mother i... »

In the Shadow of the Cypress

Thomas Steinbeck has been praised by “Publishers Weekly “for his stylistic brilliance and “accomplished voice.” Now, his enthralling novel “In the Shadow of the Cypress “blends history and suspense with literary mastery and brings vivid realism to California’s rich heritage. In 1906, the Chinese in California lived in the shadows. Their alien customs, trad... »

Christmas at Emmerdale

A wonderful Christmas gift for fans of ITV’s Emmerdale and readers who love heartwarming and heartbreaking stories set in wartime. August 1914, and a terrible war begins, one that will affect the lives of everyone in the village of Beckindale. For Maggie Sugden, left to run Emmerdale Farm on her own while her husband, Joe, is at the front, it will bring grief and loss but also independence a... »

Autumn Bridge

East collides with West in this complex, epic tale by Matsuoka (_Cloud of Sparrows_), in which the ability to see the future is transferred from generation to generation in a Japanese clan. The mid-19th-century inheritor of the clan’s visionary powers is Lord Genji, a powerful samurai warlord who favors western style modernization for Japan but faces fierce opposition from the antiforeigner ... »

A Storm in the Blood

Events that took place in London nearly 100 year ago-the Houndsditch Murders and the Siege of Sidney Street-form the basis of Fink’s captivating ensemble crime drama. In early 20th-century Russian-occupied Latvia, Rivka Bermansfelt witnesses her father’s attack on a Russian soldier, which leaves her a fugitive. She escapes to London and falls in with a colorful group of Jewish and othe... »

The Good, the Bad, and the Duke (Cavensham Heiresses #4)

A lady with a noble mission. A duke looking for redemption. A forbidden love that cannot be denied, in The Good, The Bad, and The Duke by Janna MacGregor. Lady Daphne Hallworth is ready to celebrate the holidays with her family. But when they accidentally leave her home alone, Daphne uses the time to work on her dream-opening a home for unwed mothers. But her quest isn’t problem-free: She... »

The Black Isle

There are ghosts on the Black Isle.Ghosts that no one can see.No one…except Cassandra.Uprooted from Shanghai with her father and twin brother, young Cassandra finds the Black Isle’s bustling, immigrant-filled seaport, swampy jungle, and grand rubber plantations a sharp contrast to the city of her childhood. And she soon makes another discovery: the Black Isle is swarming with ghosts. H... »

The Alice Network

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption. 1947. In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, American college g... »

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