New Historical Fiction Books For Your Reading List | Summer 2019

08 Aug 2019

New Historical Fiction Books For Your Reading List | Summer 2019

Have you been searching for some new historical fiction books for your summer reading list? You are sure to find some new favorites in this list of enthralling new releases by bestselling authors Tanya E. Williams, Meredith Allard, Julianne Maclean, Elizabeth Macneal, Sharon Maas, and Debbie Rix. Enjoy your new books!

A Man Called Smith

by Tanya E. Williams

Release Date: August 13, 2019

South Dakota, 1949. John Smith is a WWII veteran that lost his wife during childbirth. Desperate to provide for his two children, he is manipulated into an unsuitable marriage… Washington State, 1964. John’s daughter Calla is now 16 and yearns for a life beyond her vindictive stepmother. But when her stepmother takes her college money, her dreams crumble. John fears he is too late to stop the war within his home.

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Down Salem Way

by Meredith Allard

Release Date: June 25, 2019

In the year 1690, James Wentworth arrived in Salem in the Massachusetts Bay Colony with his father John. He soon falls in love with a farmer’s daughter, Elizabeth Jones. While they were virtually strangers when they got married, their love quickly turned into a passion that transcended time. But something evil lurks down Salem Way. Can their love carry them through the madness surrounding them?

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A Fire Sparkling

by Julianne Maclean

Release Date: August 1, 2019

Gillian Gibbons was betrayed by the man she loves. After she flees to her family home for an escape, she soon finds an old photograph of her grandmother in the arms of a Nazi officer. Gillian is rattled by the discovery and is desperate to uncover the truth behind the photo.

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The Doll Factory

by Elizabeth Macneal

Release Date: August 13, 2019

In 1850s London, two people meet by happenstance in a crowd watching the Great Exhibition being erected in Hyde Park. It is a brief and forgettable moment for Iris but for Silas, this meeting is a new beginning. When she starts to model for Louis Frost, her world begins to expand beyond her wildest dreams. But she has no idea evil is waiting in the shadows.

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The Violin Maker’s Daughter

by Sharon Maas

Release Date: July 19, 2019

When the Nazis arrived in Colmar on November 1st, 1940, Joseph, a Jewish violin maker, assures his family that they will be fine. This was true, until one year later when they receive a knock on the door at midnight. On that night his eldest daughter Sarah’s world is turned upside down.

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The Secret Letter

by Debbie Rix

Release Date: July 22, 2019

1939. Magda is a thirteen-year-old that is devastated when her best friend is taken away and sent to a concentration camp. As the Nazi power grows, Magda realizes she is not like other German girls in her village. She hates the Hitler Youth and secretly joins The White Rose Movement.

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