8 New Historical Fiction Books You Won’t Want to Miss This Month

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Historical fiction novels transport you across time. Utilizing real places and events, these novels re-create history in unique and compelling ways, taking you on incredible journeys across the world in the process. When reading a historical fiction novel, you can expect to encounter a rich and thought-provoking history lesson, atmospheric landscapes, and sometimes, complex connections between past and present.

From compelling new debuts, to sequels in established series, here are some of the latest releases in historical fiction hitting book stands this month.

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1. Stone Circle, Kate Murdoch

Is the ability to read minds a blessing or a curse?

When Antonius’s father dies, he must work to support his family. He finds employment as a servant in the Palazzo Ducal, home of Conte Valperga. Sixteenth-century Pesaro is a society governed by status, and Antonius has limited opportunities.

When a competition is announced, Antonius seizes his chance. The winner will be apprenticed to the town seer. Antonius shares first place with his employer’s son.

The two men compete for their mentor’s approval. As their knowledge of magic and alchemy grows, so does the rivalry and animosity between them. When the love of a beautiful woman is at stake, Antonius must find a way to follow his heart and navigate his future.

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