Historical Fiction

A great setting makes for great stories.

The Movement of Stars Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594632372
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 6th, 2014

Gorgeous . . . Sings with insights about love, work and how we create our own families Oprah.com
Amy Brill shines in her sparkling debut novel. Vanity Fair
Brill's rich detail and research are hugely impressive; it's easy to envision the scenes she sees. USA Today


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ISBN: 9781594487446
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 18th, 2013

Gorgeous . . . Sings with insights about love, work and how we create our own families Oprah.com
Amy Brill shines in her sparkling debut novel. "Vanity Fair"
Brill's rich detail and research are hugely impressive; it's easy to envision the scenes she sees. "USA Today"
Beautifully written and richly characterized. "Kirkus "(starred review)


The Last Boat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780595420339
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Published: iUniverse - July 20th, 2007

On the morning of her centennial birthday, Amelia Moorland wakes from a recurring dream and instinctively knows she will be dead by the end of the day.


Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060838744
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 2nd, 2005

From the opening line---Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last---you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly readable saga, spanning a rich, eventful, and dramatic life.


The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket Cover Image
By Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Kopley (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780140437485
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 1999

Poe found the germ of the story he would develop into ARTHUR GORDON PYM in 1836 in a newspaper account of the shipwreck and subsequent rescue of the two men on board. Published in 1838, this rousing sea adventure follows New England boy, Pym, who stows away on a whaling ship with its captain's son, Augustus.