New Historical Fiction Books For Your Reading List | Fall 2019

20 Nov 2019

New Historical Fiction Books For Your Reading List | Fall 2019

Have you been searching everywhere for some new additions to your reading list? You are in luck because we’ve made a list of some of our favorite new historical fiction books from bestselling authors Wayne Grant, Suzanne Kelman, Ann Howard Creel, Melanie Metzenthin, Robert Harris, and Bernard Cornwell. Enjoy!

A Question of Honour

by Wayne Grant

Release Date: October 8, 2019

The seventh and final book in the bestselling The Saga of Roland Inness series by Wayne Grant… King Richard has called on Roland and the legendary Invalid Company to serve in the war against King Philip of France. As Roland leads the Invalid Company into harm’s way, his old enemy buys his way out of exile and threatens all that Roland holds dear back in England.

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A View Across the Rooftops

by Suzanne Kelman

Release Date: October 25, 2019

Professor Josef Held feels helpless as Nazis occupy his beloved city. When he discovers that a former pupil Michael Blum wants to escape the Gestapo, he offers a place for him to hide. In the quiet gloom of the secret room in his attic, Michael talks of his beautiful girlfriend, Elke. He is determined that not even the Nazis could come between them. But she is a non-Jewish Dutch girl and their relationship is forbidden.

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Mercy Road

by Ann Howard Creel

Release Date: November 19, 2019

1917. Arlene Favier has to find a way to support her mother and younger brother after their home burns to the ground, taking her father with it. They will all be impoverished if she doesn’t succeed. While job opportunities are scarce, an opportunity arises with the American Women’s Hospital. They need ambulance drivers to join their all-female team of doctors and nurses bound for war-torn France.

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A Fight in Silence

by Melanie Metzenthin

Release Date: November 15, 2019

Germany 1926. Everything feels possible when Richard and Paula meet in Hamburg. Soon they fall in love, marry, and have beautiful twins. Life is looking bright when Richard qualifies as a psychiatrist. The only sadness comes when they discover their son, Georg, is deaf. Their happiness soon turns to horror when the Nazis order doctors to euthanize anyone the regime deems imperfect.

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The Second Sleep

by Robert Harris

Release Date: November 19, 2019

1468. Christopher Fairfax is a young priest that has arrived in the remote Exmoor village to conduct a funeral for his predecessor. Ancient artefacts are strewn around the land around him. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death?

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Sword of Kings

by Bernard Cornwell

Release Date: November 26, 2019

The 12th book in the Saxon Tales series by Bernard Cornwell… Political turmoil has returned as the fading King Edward starts to lose control over his successors and their supporters. There are at least two potential heirs and doubts are rising about whether the once separate states of Wessex and Mercia will hold together.

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