Natasha Pulley delivers a historical thriller with intellectual heft

Natasha Pulley grounds her latest novel in a 20th-century event: a 1957 nuclear explosion in the Soviet Union. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-24 12:00:32 UTC ]
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Lume Books snaps up sequel to Bilyeau historical thriller

Lume Books has snapped up the follow up to Nancy Bilyeau's historical thriller The Blue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 00:09:57 UTC ]
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Viper snares historical thriller debut by Leonora Nattrass

Serpent’s Tail’s newly launched crime imprint Viper have signed a historical "whodunnit" as part of a two-book deal with debut author Leonora Nattrass. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 02:01:24 UTC ]
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Historical thriller wins inaugural Bluepencilagency First Novel Award

A historical thriller, Half Of You by Faber Academy graduate Carolyn Kirby, has won the inaugural Bluepencilagency First Novel Award for previously unpublished and unrepresented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up historical thriller in 'fastest ever' pre-empt

HarperCollins has bought two books including a “Poldark-esque” historical debut for a five-figure sum in the fastest pre-empt literary agent David Headley has “ever seen”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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H&S buys historical secret agent thriller

Hodder and Stoughton is publishing a new historical thriller, The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy, by H B Lyle, on May 18th 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2015: On a Historic Day, Roberta Kaplan Delivers a Powerful Keynote

Roberta Kaplan, who argued the historic defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013, offered a powerful opening keynote speech at the 2015 ALA annual conference in San Francisco, just hours after a historic Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Danielle Evans’s ‘The Office of Historical Corrections,’ the sorrows are personal but also deeply historical

The author of “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” delivers a magnificent, searing new story collection. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-15 14:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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25 Historical Crime, Mystery, and Horror Novels to Look Forward To In 2023

Last year’s historical fiction was all about the 60s, baby, while this year’s features more from the 1950s, the long 19th century, and the 1970s. I have bad news for Gen-Xers and Xennials: the 1990s are now historical fiction, and there’s plenty coming out about the tail end of the 20th century... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-30 09:52:54 UTC ]
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Must-Read Sapphic Historical Fiction

Immerse yourself in sapphic historical fiction with these 20 must-read books like Mademoiselle Revolution and Notes of a Crocodile. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-01-23 11:37:00 UTC ]
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10 New Historical Fiction Books Hitting the Shelves

Whether you love spy fiction, romances, sprawling sagas, or even horror, there’s a new historical fiction book for you on this list, like In the Upper Country by Kai Thomas. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-21 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Long Gone: 10 of the Best Historical Fiction Books of 2022

No DeLorean necessary: Let ten of the best historical fiction books of 2022 -- including Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang -- take you on a trip back in time! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-06 11:36:00 UTC ]
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The Best Audiobook Thrillers to Listen to This Winter

Listen for the twists, turns, and secrets in ten of the best audiobook thrillers to listen to this holiday season! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-06 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Writing the Historical Mystery Novel: Jane Smiley Explains Her Process

Jane Smiley is a master of plot, with multiple awards for her novels, including the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle award for A Thousand Acres (King Lear as set on an Iowa farm circa 1979). She’s also distilled her years of teaching and cultural criticism into a superb writing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-06 09:53:58 UTC ]
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The Best Historical Fiction of 2022

These sturdy time machines have two things in common: They’re built to last and they’re constructed by pros. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Historical Fiction to Read

There’s something for everyone in this season’s bumper crop of novels set in other times and places. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-02 14:45:08 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Mystery and Thriller Deals for November 14, 2022

Today’s edition of Mystery Daily Deals is sponsored by the audiobook edition of Murder at Black Oaks by Phillip Margolin`the audiobook edition of Murder at Black Oaks by Phillip... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-14 15:11:26 UTC ]
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In Written Opinion, Judge Florence Pan Delivers Knockout Blow to PRH, S&S Merger

On November 7, Judge Florence Pan released her memorandum opinion blocking Penguin Random House from acquiring rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster. In the final analysis, after a year of legal wrangling and a three week trial, it wasn’t a close case for her at all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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14 Great Japanese Historical Fiction Books

Read your way into the best Japanese historical fiction, ranging from novels to manga and historical fiction about Japanese Americans. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-28 10:35:00 UTC ]
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