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Blog: Historical Fiction

10 Fantastic Sherlockian Novels

Fans of the television series Sherlock will love these modern stories featuring the infamous consulting detective Sherlock Holmes.

10 Best Fiction Books of 2018

So many books, so little time. A short list that includes notable fiction titles from 2018 and lots of "best of the year" lists to explore for further reading.

Literary Thrillers

Explore a selection of books filled with danger, action and suspense with an intellectual edge.

All Things Sherlock

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous detectives of all-time. Explore this blog post to learn more about the history and works inspired by the infamous character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Best Fiction Books of 2016

What were some of the best of the best fiction books of 2016? Continue reading to discover your next great read.

I Want It Black

All of us have a darker side that we must answer to, and sometimes it comes through in our need for a good dastardly read. So, if you’re tired of bubble gum and happy endings, read on for a few reads that will further darken that inky place you may need to exhume.

Crazy About Jane

The great thing about Jane Austen’s work is that it’s easy to find something to love, because she writes with sincerity and humanity with a dash of wit thrown in from time to time to keep us on our toes. It's no wonder people around the world are crazy about Jane Austen to this day.

Best Fiction Books of 2015

Best fiction books of 2015 including historical fiction, mysteries, suspense, thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, romance, love stories and short stories. Amazing selections by notable authors like Kristen Hannah, Paula Hawkins, Ruth Rendell, Sonali Dev, Naomi Novak, J.K. Jemisin and Angela Flournoy.