Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Frog Music

I really liked this book and had absolutely no idea that it was based on real-life people, until I got to the author’s notes at the back!  I had a feeling this novel would be up my alley because it … Continue reading

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The Quick

If you are looking for something which is similar in tone and theme to Kostova’s The Historian, this may be a good choice.  It is set in historical times and focuses on vampires.  James and Charlotte Norbury have spent most of their … Continue reading

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Bellman & Black

I think I selected a good book for April 1st: it is a novel that definitely makes you feel fooled.  In fact, at times, I seriously did not know where this story was going.  I still don’t know what direction … Continue reading

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The Dressmaker

I was always fascinated by the story of the Titanic and her tragic fate ever since I was a little girl.  When I heard about this novel, I thought it might give me an idea of how things could have … Continue reading

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The Virgin Cure

There was a time when virgin women were considered the cure for a man who was afflicted with syphilis or “the pox”.  It was an unfortunate myth that put many innocent young ladies at risk for their own health and lives.  The … Continue reading

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The Lifeboat

What would you do if you were stranded on a boat with 39 fellow passengers from a shipwreck and then convicted of murder after being rescued? Grace Winter is only twenty-two, both newly married and then widowed, when the ship … Continue reading

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The Reinvention of Love

This novel is written in a very poetic and thoughtful way.  I was drawn to the book as soon as I read the summary of the story.  I have always loved historical fiction, but most of the novels I tend … Continue reading

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