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Farewell 2019 – Historical Fiction

And here’s the fourth part of my end-of-year posts! As always, I have three nominees and crown one winner. Check out the first three posts on

Today, I’m going to present you the three best historical novels I read this year:
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Top 5 Aubrey-Maturin Novels

Hi. This is a board game blog. Yet, for the second time this month, there‘s a post about books: The first one was a guest post by book blogger Naty from Naty’s Book Shelf with book recommendations based on board game tastes. Here, the second one is about a series of historical novels – so at least you get the history fix you’ve come to expect on this blog.
We go back to the Age of Napoleon. France is fighting a coalition of European powers led by Britain. As Napoleon dominates the European continent, the only thing between his victorious army and Britain is the sea – and the ships that sail it. One of these ships is commanded by Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy, an Englishman as ever he was. Continue reading

Farewell 2018 – Historical Fiction

On Sunday, I kicked off my series of year-end posts with a look at my favorite new-to-me board games of 2018. Today, I’ll continue with my favorite historical fiction novels. ICYMI, the “rules” are simple: All lists are based on my personal reading/gaming of 2018, regardless when the book/game was published. The top three in each category are given and one of them is named the winner. So, here’s… Continue reading