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Best Indie Historical Novels of 2020

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    A QUIET HERO

    OCT. 1, 2019

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A QUIET HERO

by Dwight Harshbarger

A vivid, dramatic, and believable tale of a courageous and self-effacing war hero. Full review >

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    ALL THAT LINGERS

    MARCH 20, 2020

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ALL THAT LINGERS

by Irene Wittig

A standout among the many novels set in this world-changing era. Full review >

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    A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST

    JUNE 1, 2019

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A WOUNDED DEER LEAPS HIGHEST

by C.P. Mangel

An impressive segregation tale—not comforting by a long shot but true to its era and an intriguing experiment in textual... Full review >

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    RUNNING FROM MOLOKA'I

    NOV. 1, 2020

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RUNNING FROM MOLOKA'I

by Jill P. Anderson

A moving, lyrical tale of a strong young hero dealing with a terrifying disease. Full review >

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    MISS HAVILLAND

    APRIL 22, 2020

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MISS HAVILLAND

by Gay Daly

An enjoyable work that explores one woman’s path to adulthood. Full review >

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    THE SECRET DIARIES OF JUAN LUIS VIVES

    AUG. 3, 2020

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THE SECRET DIARIES OF JUAN LUIS VIVES

by Tim Darcy Ellis

A fast-paced and richly engaging story about an intriguing historical figure. Full review >

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