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February 19, 2018

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Historical Fiction

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New Historical Fiction Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Historical Fiction books for adults.

 

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The Temptation of the Night Jasmine

The Temptation of the Night Jasmine
Willig, Lauren

After twelve years in India, Robert, Duke of Dovedale, returns to his estate in England to avenge the murder of his mentor during the 1803 Battle of Assaye. Robert plans to infiltrate the infamous, secretive Hellfire Club to uncover the murderer's identity--but he has no idea that an even more difficult challenge awaits him, one Lady Charlotte Lansdowne.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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The Most Eligible Highlander in Scotland

The Most Eligible Highlander in Scotland
Sinclair, Michele


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Unkillable Kitty O'Kane

The Unkillable Kitty O'Kane
Falconer, Colin, 1953-

"When fiery and idealistic Kitty O'Kane excapes the crushing poverty of Dublin's tenements, she's determined that no one should ever suffer like she did. As she sets out to save the world, she finds herself at the forefront of events that shaped the early twentieth century. While working as a maid, she survives the sinking of the Titantic. As a suffragette in New York's Greenwich Village, she's jailed for breaking storefront windows. And in traveling war-torn Europe as a journalist, she's at the Winter Palace when it's stormed by the Bolsheviks. Ultimately she returns to her homeland to serve as a nurse in the Irish Civil War." --Page 4 of cover.


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Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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Beyond Scandal and Desire

Beyond Scandal and Desire
Heath, Lorraine

"At birth, Mick Trewlove, the illegitimate son of a duke, was handed over to a commoner. Despite his lowly upbringing, Mick has become a successful businessman, but all his wealth hasn't satisfied his need for revenge against the man who still won't acknowledge him. What else can Mick do but destroy the duke's legitimate son--and woo the heir's betrothed into his own unloving arms."--Amazon.com.


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Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You
Andersen, Susan, 1950-


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Holds: 4 on 5 copies

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Romancing the Werewolf

Romancing the Werewolf
Carriger, Gail

"Biffy, newly minted Alpha of the London Pack, is not having a good Christmas. His Beta abandoned him, his werewolves object to his curtain choices, and someone keeps leaving babies on his doorstep. Professor Randolph Lyall returns home to London after twenty years abroad, afraid of what he might find. With his pack in chaos and his Alpha in crisis, it will take all his Beta efficiency to set everything to rights. Perhaps, in the process, he may even determine how to mend his own heart"--Page 4 of cover.


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Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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Woman in the Shadows: A Novel

Woman in the Shadows: A Novel
Thynne, Jane

"1937. A sinister evil lurks behind the glamour and ambition of Berlin's dazzling social scene. When a young woman is murdered in the gardens of the Nazi bride school she attends, Clara begins to investigate her disturbing death"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Highland Conquest

Highland Conquest
McLayne, Alyson

Laird Lachlan MacKay never planned on leading his clan, but when his older brother was murdered, he was left with no choice. His vow to avenge his brother has led him to the MacPherson clan--and their bewitching healer, Amber. Amber MacPherson is desperate. Dressed as a boy to escape her clan's treacherous leader, she runs right into Lachlan--who orders her detained. At first she causes him nothing but frustration, especially when she blackmails him into helping her clan. But when she's threatened by the same man who murdered his brother, Lachlan will do whatever it takes to keep her safe--and by his side.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Winter in Madrid

Winter in Madrid
Sansom, C. J.

In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, reluctant British Secret Service spy Harry Brett investigates a shadowy Madrid businessman whose girlfriend would prevent a former lover from joining the communist cause.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Greeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Novel

Greeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Novel
Kerr, Philip


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Holds: 3 on 18 copies

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