Top Historical Fiction

Another great category as the year comes to a close is historical fiction.  This topic covers anything from a few years ago to ancient civilization.  It’s easy to get lost in these terrific reads.

Sold on a Monday1. Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

It was easy to pick the top book of the year in this category.  Set in the great depression, an innocent photo to depict the hardships turns into a horrible mess that may destroy the lives of several people.

Read the full review here.






Between the Lies2. Between the Lies by Cynthia A. Graham

Another fantastic read by Graham.  This is set in Arkansas during the civil ri. ghts movement in a battle between sheriffs of neighboring counties over the innocence of a young colored boy charged with murder.  Fair warning though, the ending is going to get you!

Read the full review here.






Women in the Castle3. The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

This is one of those books that  has garnered a lot of buzz in the short time it h as been  on the market, and it’s easy to see why.  Each character is complex, and while maybe not likeable, relatable.

Read the full review here.






The Lost Castle4. The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron

Three different stories encompassing three different time periods all set at the same castle compose this masterpiece.  You’ll have trouble deciding which of the stories you are more looking forward to continuing as you read!

Read the full review here.






Missing Isaac5. Missing Isaac by Valeria Fraser Luesse

A terrific novel that explores both the prejudice and the classism of the 1960s southern era.

Read the full review here.








jerusalem queen6. Jerusalem’s Queen by Angela Hunt

As always, Hunt’s novels are rich with history and this is no exception.  We always have to research the events that take place in her book to learn more.

Read the full review here.




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