Books tagged: Historical Fiction

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Dancing with Chairs in the Music House

By Caro Soles

Winner, 2021 IPPY Bronze Medal for Canada-East Best Regional Fiction.

Precocious ten-year-old Vanessa Dudley-Morris knows lots of secrets. In 1949 when she and her family are forced to move into two rooms on the second floor of 519 Jarvis Street in Toronto, a genteel but somewhat ... Read more

Dazzle Patterns

By Alison Watt

Beginning the day of the devastating Halifax Explosion of 1917, Dazzle Patterns is an unforgettable story about loss, the resilience of the human spirit, and the transformative power of art. A finalist for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award.

While Clare Holmes waits for her ... Read more

Dear Hearts

By Barbara Miller Biles

Finalist, 2021 High Plains Book Award for Short Stories

Dear Hearts is a collection of character-driven stories that are whimsical, sometimes magical, unsentimental yet poignant, and focus on the ways in which girls and women who were teenagers in the 1960s experienced the changing ... Read more

Destination Prairie

By Cathie Bartlett

Bartlett beautifully describes the heart-aching lonelinessof a newcomer and gives an important glimpse into a lowly life of a hired gird.

Dominion of Mercy

By Danial Neil

Edinburgh, 1917: Headstrong Highland lass Mary Stewart is a vibrant woman forced into the world's oldest profession in order to provide for her ailing father and younger sister in the city's Old Town. When her uncle, a well-to-do solicitor with political aspirations, thinks ... Read more

Don't Hang Your Soul on That

By Robert Hilles

The novel features two main narratives in alternating chapters. The first narrative is set in Khon Kaen Thailand in 1970. This narrative follows the developing love story between Tuum and Roong. Tuum is a high school mathematics teacher and Roong has been forced to work in a ... Read more

Elizabeth of Bohemia

By David Elias

 

A sweeping, cinematic novel about the life of the Winter Queen, Elizabeth Stuart

October 1612. King James I is looking to expand England’s influence in Europe, especially among the Protestants. He invites Prince Frederic of the Palatinate to London and offers him his sixteen-year-old ... Read more

Fox

By Margaret Sweatman

Fox moves on quick and elegant feet through the terror and exhilaration of Winnipeg's 1919 General Strike, the most turbulent period of the city's history. In a novel of remarkably vivd, kinetic power, the collision of the wealthy and working classes after the First World War ... Read more