Fiction inspired by French history

by Karen Walch | Jul 28, 2021

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
by Victoria Schwab

France, 1714. In a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. After nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore. He remembers her name and everything changes.

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The Gods Are Thirsty
by Tanith Lee

Camille Desmoulins comes to Paris to pursue a career and becomes wrapped up in the revolution until his death at the hands of Robespierre and Madame Guillotine.

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The Thousand Names
by Django Wexler

Stationed in Khandar, a remote desert outpost of the Vordanai empire, Captain Marcus d'Ivoire and his men find themselves on the front lines when the region's inhabitants stage a bloody uprising. As Marcus struggles to fashion his raw recruits into a functioning army, he promotes the most promising soldier, Winter Ihernglass, to a command post. Meanwhile, the arrival of a brilliant military strategist may turn the tide as he pursues his own secret agenda.

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Luck in the Shadows
by Lynn Flewelling

Seregil, a spy in the employ of the queen's wizard, takes on an unexpected apprentice when he gets poisoned by someone from Plenimar, their land's generational foe.

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