Kirkus Reviews

Best Historical Fiction of 2013


A COMMONPLACE KILLING by Siân Busby
Marble Arch/Simon & Schuster / Sept. 17th, 2013 / 978-1-4767-3029-5
THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton
Little, Brown / Oct. 15th, 2013 / 978-0-316-07431-5
BLOOD & BEAUTY by Sarah Dunant
Random House / July 16th, 2013 / 978-1-4000-6929-3
THE END OF THE POINT by Elizabeth Graver
Harper/HarperCollins / March 5th, 2013 / 978-0-06-218484-9
NINE DAYS by Toni Jordan
Text / Sept. 10th, 2013 / 978-1-92192-283-1
THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride
Riverhead / Aug. 20th, 2013 / 978-1-59448-634-0
SOMEONE by Alice McDermott
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sept. 3rd, 2013 / 978-0-374-28109-0
THE ACCURSED by
Ecco/HarperCollins / March 5th, 2013 / 978-0-06-223170-3
THE COLLECTOR OF LOST THINGS by Jeremy Page
Pegasus / Dec. 15th, 2013 / 978-1-60598-485-8
QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips
Scribner / Oct. 15th, 2013 / 978-1-4391-7253-7
THE DAYLIGHT GATE by Jeanette Winterson
Grove / Oct. 1st, 2013 / 978-0-8021-2163-9
THE MAID'S VERSION by Daniel Woodrell
Little, Brown / Sept. 3rd, 2013 / 978-0-316-20585-6