Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Genre Spotlight: Historical Fiction

Take a walk through a period of history by checking out one of these books.

The Forgotten Legion by Ben Kane is set in the Republic Era of Rome 265-230 B.C.

The Fall of the Templars by Robyn Young takes place during the last days of the Templar Knights, during the rule of Richard I, 1239-1307 A.D.

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe alternates between the Salem Witch Trials of Colonial Massachusetts and a grad student in the 1990's studying them.

Roanoke by Margaret Lawrence is a reimaging of what could have happened to the lost colony of Roanoke during the 16th century.

The Disagreement by Nick Taylor is about a Med Student during the American Civil War.

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