Anarchy in a Cold War by Kurtis Sunday is a fascinating historical fiction novel published in 2012. Set in Berlin of West Germany in the 1980’s, the book presents a story of what happened in the society surrounded by the Wall and Communism. The suspenseful tension of the Cold War and the fading ideology of the country sparked vast resistance movements and endless demonstrations. All of those provided perfect environment for radical countercultures from punk, to anarchists, and squatters.
Originally published in 2017, Hayti by Kurtis Sunday is an elaborate and well-researched historical fiction novel. The book presents fictional journal entries of Florentine nun, Sor Lucrezia di Marchionni, and Dominican monk, ray Hugo de Montenegro, on what happened in Haiti after the discovery of Columbus. It describes how the greed of Spanish colonialism, and the ideology of Catholic Church, has turned Haiti from a sunny paradise into a bleak nightmare.
The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels by Philippa Gregory is a historical fiction novel series. The series currently is made of 15 books originally released in two different series: Tudor Court and Cousins’ War. As they are related and complement each other, Philippa Gregory suggested them as a single series with the reading order following the events chronology in real world.
The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory is a historical-fiction novel first released in 2008. As in suggested reading order by the author, based on real world chronology, it is the 15th book in The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels (combination of Tudor Court and Cousins’ War series). The series loosely adapts the history of England and focuses on influential female royal figures in the history of the Kingdom.
The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory is a historical-fiction novel originally published in 2017. Based on the author’s reading order suggestion and following chronology of real world history, it is the 14th book in The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels (combination of Tudor Court and Cousins’ War series). Building the story around influential female royal figures, the series presents a fictionalized history of England.
The Virgin’s Lover by Philippa Gregory is a historical-fiction novel first released in 2004. Following real world chronology and the suggested reading order by the author, it is the 13th book in The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels (combination of Tudor Court and Cousins’ War series). The series fictionalizes the history of important female royal figures of England.