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Farewell 2020 – Historical Fiction

If there ever was a year in my life that cried for some escapism, 2020 was it. I’m not saying it was the worst year or anything (personally, I’ve certainly had more troublesome years), but the barrage of worrying news was more deafening than ever. So, what better way to cope with that than to retreat to a comfortable armchair and lose oneself in a story of times gone by, of battles fought and won or lost a long time ago, whose impact on today’s life is indirect (and yet often crucial). Thus, here are the three best historical fiction books I read this year.

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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