Popular Historical Fiction Books for Adults | The Seattle Public LibraryOur readers are avid consumers of history, continually hunting for the next great book about the Revolutionary War. Which tomes are the most credible for their impeccable research and unbiased scrutiny of the era? As editors of Journal of the American Revolution , we read and sample a lot of history books. We also schmooze with many early American historians and subject matter experts, who have strong book opinions and recommendations. Ok, maybe not of all time, but certainly our time.
Popular Historical Fiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Historical Fiction books for adults. At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother.
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Garry Wills born May 22, is an American author, journalist, and historian, specializing in American history, politics, and religion, especially the history of the Catholic Church. Wills has written nearly forty books and, since , has been a frequent reviewer for The New York Review of Books. Wills was born on May 22, , in Atlanta , Georgia. He entered and then left the Society of Jesus. William F. Buckley Jr. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in classics from Yale University in
He was with a bunch of other boys, one of whom showed off a copy of Playboy to giggles and intense interest. A few years ago, Mr. Rutherford, then in his mids, had another flash of illumination about how scarcity opens the door to opportunity. He was part of the marketing department of a company that provided services to self-published writers — services that included persuading traditional media and blogs to review the books. It was uphill work. He could churn out press releases all day long, trying to be noticed, but there is only so much space for the umpteenth vampire novel or yet another self-improvement manifesto or one more homespun recollection of times gone by.