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    6 Historical Fiction Books To Read This Fall

    Cozy up and go back in time with these historical fiction titles full of portrayal, secrets, and beauty that will keep you reading.

    1. The Girl from Krakow by Alex Rosenberg


    In 1935, Rita Feuerstahl is excited to experience independence for the first time. However, life doesn’t go as planned. Instead she gets married, has a child, experiences adultery, and then is confronted with war. Rita is in survival mode to keep a secret from the allies, holding back the Nazis from her. She will either be Nazi Germany’s next victim or guardian against the biggest villain in Europe’s history.

    2. The Imposter by Suzanne Woods Fisher


    Katrina Stoltzfus thought she was going to happily marry John until her family moved to Stoney Ridge and he married another woman. To avoid depression, Katrina decides to help a widow’s new business in town and meets Andy. Andy is unimaginably and unbelievably perfect, but she is avoiding her feelings. The town is about to experience their own deceit that will remind Katrina of John, but will she be able to heal after the multiple lies and help the town as well as herself?

    3. The Island of Worthy Boys by Connie Hertzberg Mayo


    Two troubled young boys are going to meet and learn life lessons the hard way. Set in Boston in 1889, Charles is living on the streets alone for two years and Aidan’s mom is a drunk with no job. After a robbery doesn’t go quite as planned, the boys are worried and believe they need to escape from the city to avoid arrest. They think they find a safe place at an all-boys school until they notice maybe they weren’t as lucky as they thought.

    4. After Alice by Gregory Maguire


    Alice fell down the rabbit-hole in the 1860s where she met an unbelievable world that, interestingly enough, was related to her world back on top. But how did Oxford react after Alice went missing? Ada, Alice’s friend, is about to experience the rabbit-hole herself. She is on a mission to find Alice and return home with her, but the task is not as easy as it seems.

    5. A Woman of Note by Carol M. Cram


    Isabette Gruber is a talented pianist stuck in a male dominated industry. She hides her passion about composing and playing her own music from her manager and sadly her mother. After meeting Amelia Mason, she bonds with another over hidden talents and finds a similar passion in Josef Hauser. They give her hope, but no one has seen or understands the full capacity of Isabette’s ability. Will she find the strength to pursue her dream or fall short?

    6. The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki


    Set in 1853, Emperor Franz Joseph is apart of Europe’s most powerful family and is engaged to the Duchess of Bavaria’s younger sister. However, the duchess meets Joseph and unexpectedly falls in love and so does he. When the emperor announces he is no longer going to marry her young sister and marry Sisi instead, family and politicians are outraged setting an unexpected series of events into motions.

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