Category: Historical

Gideon's Call (Library Edition): A Novel

Peter Leavell

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The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 countries on what they considered the “best and most central works in world literature.” Among the authors polled were Milan Kundera, Doris Lessing, Seamus Heaney, Salman Rushdie, Wole Soyinka, John Irving, Nadine Gordimer, and Carlos Fuentes. Finally, we need action and adventure - and lots of it.

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The General's Notorious Widow (Belles of Lordsburg #2)

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De Bernières holds back little of the misery yet still shows human nature breeding hope even when the odds are stacked against it. I am an aspiring writer and had no idea where to begin when trying to locate an appropriate agent. The other side of it is that we need to keep selling books to keep relevant, and the best way to do that is to be out there. A well researched historical novel that shows the impact of war and individuals struggling to deal with the incredible challenges. (See also her first historical novel: The Time Before You Die - Sophia Institute Press, 2008.

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Masked by Moonlight (Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historical

Allie Pleiter

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Example: In Alan Furst's Foreign Correspondent, a journalist in Paris dodges Mussolini's secret police. The most well known fiction from the Islamic world was The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), which was a compilation of many earlier folk tales told by the Persian Queen Scheherazade. She rents a room on a wooden houseboat, which she shares with an emotional seventeen-year-old girl, and the boat's owner, an aging blue-haired widow, becoming involved in their lives.

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Esther Burr's Journal

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These works are said to have been inspired by several Moorish delegations from Morocco to Elizabethan England at the beginning of the 17th century. [20] Ibn Tufail (Abubacer) and Ibn al-Nafis were pioneers of the philosophical novel. The Age of Dreaming explores the history of Los Angeles, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay. In “The Vampyre,” the narrator (a stand-in for Polidori) falls in with a mysterious aristocrat, Lord Ruthven, who is dressed in black, unnaturally pale, returns from apparent death when exposed to moonlight and is revealed in the last line (as he is snacking on the narrator’s sister) to be a vampire.

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EL CODIGO SECRETO DE LA BIBLIA

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Thomas is a member of the Fyrd and is recruited into Harold Godwinson's army to confront Duke William II of Normandy. Here is a list of 10 Historical Fiction Books for Adults that I’ve put together. During Death Valley’s great wildflower bloom of 2005, retired cowboy actor Rigg Dexon gives a rootless woman a gift that will change her life forever: the deed to The Mystery House, a century old shack long thought to be the hiding place of a legendary emerald known as The Juliet.

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The Red Tent: A Novel

Anita Diamant

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THANK YOU BF!" "I have just recently discovered your History and Geography program and I am thrilled. This act exempts Dissenters, who have taken the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, from penalties for non-attendance at Anglican church service (eliminating the restrictions of the Test Act vis-à-vis them). His young wife was gang raped and in one version she died in Joaquin's arms. Set in post-9/11 West Africa, this high-suspense tale offers a more convincing portrait of amoral intelligence agents and the havoc they wreak than almost any journalistic account of Third World skullduggery.

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Complete Anatomy and Figure Drawing

John Raynes

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As she grows in knowledge and self-confidence, the girl finally respects herself enough to choose a real name: Alyce. These brand-new books, ranging in period from the 12th century to the 20th, come from top talents in historical fiction. When Connie runs off with Mary’s husband at the end of the book. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak: This is one of my all time favorite books ever. Protagonist Penny (birth name Barbara Ann) Falucci enters our reading life complete with a large family—white American on one side, Italian on the other.

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The Outsider: A Novel

Ann H. Gabhart

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But this laji, a generic term of the Ivatan for lyric, celebrates the lovers’ power to demolish—or at least their will to demolish—whatever barrier divides them: Nangayan mo kakuyab? Treason and perversity seek glitter in order to conceal their falseness from the eyes of the spectator. an uprising is organized which implicates Ibarra as the financier and leader of the rebels. However, an epic poem of the time of Virgil was the length of a short novel and has a plot similar with a beginning, middle and end.

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Invisible Hero (Gohan Thriller Series #1)

Peter Hess

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Where would you like to go? "Aelric" 6 +? series by Richard Blake. Marks", "The Sword of Venice" and "Venice Stands Alone". "Viking" trilogy by Tim Severin. Sa Mga Kuko ng Liwanag (In the Claws of Neon Lights). Historically speaking some scholars have rejected this romantic view yet, for every academic voice there exists a Jack Sparrow or Long John Silver. The fate of the previous team is discovered when the group is attacked by man eating gorillas that inhabit the region.

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The Mystic Rose (Celtic Crusades)

Stephen R. Lawhead

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Foreshadowing what became the hallmark of Texas women writers, Wilson eschewed concentrating on the battle of the Alamo itself, but instead emphasized the doomed love of her protagonists. This is a series of three volumes containing eight books. "The books follow three primary fictional characters as they weave in and out the massive scientific, philosophical, economic and political changes of the period from 1680 to 1713, and the real world people who shaped the events." (titanicdeckchairs.com).

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