Adult Historical Fiction

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

You may also be interested in what we have On Order in this category.


List

Shame and the captives : a novel / Thomas Keneally.
"Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice …
Tonic and balm : a novel / Stephanie Allen.
"It's 1919, a time when traveling medicine shows can still find audiences eager to buy miracle "cures" and watch old-fashioned variety acts onstage. Stephanie Allen's novel Tonic and Balm follows one such troupe, Doc Bell's Miracles and Mirth Medicine Sho…
The snow gypsy / Lindsay Jayne Ashford.
At the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn’t at peace. Eight years ago, her brother disappeared while fighting alongside Gypsy partisans in Spain. From his letters, Rose has just two clues to his whereabouts—his descriptions of t…
Miraculum / Steph Post.
In 1922, two travelling carnival workers engage in a dangerous game of deception after a series of tragedies strike the company --adapted from publisher description.
The island of sea women : a novel / Lisa See.
"A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best frie…
The aftermath / Rhidian Brook.
Hamburg, 1946. Charged with overseeing the rebuilding of this devastated city, Colonel Lewis Morgan is requisitioned a house, where he will be joined by his wife, Rachael, and son, Edmund. But rather than force its owners, a German widower and his daughte…
The red coat : a novel of Boston / Dolley Carlson.
Irish domestic worker Norah King's decision to ask her wealthy employer, Caroline Parker, for an elegant red coat the Beacon Hill matriarch has marked for donation ignites a series of events that neither woman could have fathomed. The unlikely exchange wi…
The moon sister : Tiggy's story / Lucinda Riley.
"From New York Times bestselling author and "remarkable reading phenomenon" (Lancashire Post) Lucinda Riley, The Moon Sister transports you to the grandeur of the remote Scottish Highlands and the gypsy caves of Granada, just as Spain descends into civil …
The orphan of Salt Winds / by Elizabeth Brooks.
"England, 1939. Ten-year-old Virginia Wrathmell arrives at Salt Winds, a secluded house on the edge of a marsh, to meet her adoptive parents: practical, dependable Clem and glamorous, mercurial Lorna. The marsh, with its deceptive tides, is a beautiful bu…