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Best Historical Indie Novels of 2015

  • FICTION

    McCann

McCann

by John Benacre

This book’s strong, sometimes-insightful focus on its protagonist makes it a definite improvement on the author’s prior... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LIBERTY BAZAAR

    SEPT. 15, 2015

FICTION

LIBERTY BAZAAR

by David Chadwick

This offbeat, refreshingly absorbing Civil War novel features impeccable research and well-realized main characters. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FORGIVING EFFIE BECK

    JULY 15, 2013

  • FICTION

    TIGER PELT

    JAN. 9, 2017

FICTION

TIGER PELT

by Annabelle Kim

Unfolding against a sprawling canvas, an absorbing tale of characters shedding their identities and reinventing themselves,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    The River's Song

    MAY 27, 2014

FICTION

The River's Song

by Suchen Christine Lim

A fine, deeply felt saga of lives caught up in progress that’s as heartbreaking as it is hopeful. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE OBLATE'S CONFESSION

    DEC. 1, 2014

FICTION

THE OBLATE'S CONFESSION

by William Peak

A vividly realized story of one boy’s attempt to live a life of faith in a time of war. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE JOURNALIST

    NOV. 22, 2014

  • FICTION

    THE SHANTYMAN

    FEB. 19, 2015

  • FICTION

    THE TRIAL OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY

    JAN. 23, 2014

FICTION

THE TRIAL OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY

by Ronald B. Wheatley

Classic American history theater for readers who are weary of The Crucible and Inherit the Wind. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    '290'

'290'

by Donn Wonnell

A superb historical novel that’s not just for Civil War buffs. Full review >

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