Adult Historical Fiction

These historical fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Sharpe's regiment : Richard Sharpe and the invasion of France, June to November, 1813 / Bernard Cornwell.
With the Duke of Wellington set to invade France, Major Richard Sharpe finds himself without a regiment, and disguising himself as a new recruit, uncovers in England a web of treachery and corruption.
Yonder : a novel / Jabari Asim.
"They call themselves the Stolen. Their owners call them captives. They are taught their captors’ tongues and their beliefs but they have a language and rituals all their own. In a world that would be allegorical if it weren’t saturated in harsh truths, C…
Her hidden genius : a novel / Marie Benedict.
"Rosalind Franklin has always been an outsider - brilliant, but different. Whether working at the laboratory she adored in Paris or toiling at a university in London, she feels closest to the science, those unchanging laws of physics and chemistry that gu…
Our kind of people / Carol Wallace.
"Among New York City's Gilded Age elite, one family will defy convention"--Provided by publisher.
Beautiful little fools : a novel / Jillian Cantor.
"On a sultry August day in 1922, Jay Gatsby is shot dead in his West Egg swimming pool. To the police, it appears to be an open-and-shut case of murder/suicide when the body of George Wilson, a local mechanic, is found in the woods nearby. Then a diamond …
Beasts of a little land : a novel / Juhea Kim.
"In 1917, deep in the snowy mountains of occupied Korea, an impoverished local hunter on the brink of starvation saves a young Japanese officer from an attacking tiger. In an instant, their fates are connected, and from this encounter unfolds a saga that …
The Paris bookseller / Kerri Maher.
"Discover the dramatic story of how a humble bookseller fought against incredible odds to bring one of the most important books of the 20th century to the world in this new novel from the author of The Girl in the White Gloves. When bookish young American…
Small world : a novel / Jonathan Evison.
"From the New York Times bestselling author of West of Here, a novel that chronicles a hundred-and-seventy years of American nation-building from numerous points-of-view across place and time, and explores the Great American Experiment from its formative …
A man of honor / Barbara Taylor Bradford.
"The prequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's New York Times bestselling and dazzling saga A Woman of Substance. Opening five years before the start of A Woman of Substance, A Man of Honor begins with 13-year-old Blackie O'Neill facing an uncertain future in …