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Hist fic short story collection recommendations?

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Currently reading: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
Interest in HF: I’ve always loved fiction and history, so historical fiction is my happy reading zone. I think the books that cemented hist fic as my favourite were Random Passage and Waiting for Time by Bernice Morgan. I have a special interest in: WWII, Ireland, England, Italy, Canada (especially Newfoundland and Labrador), women’s history/herstory and folklore.
Favourite HF book: Can’t pick one. Recently enjoyed The Good People by Hannah Kent.
Preferred HF: I have a special interest in WWII period, especially relating to women’s history, codebreaking work, Bletchley Park. I tend to most enjoy literary fiction rather than comercial or popular fiction, but read a range.
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Hist fic short story collection recommendations?

Post by Baylou » Tue December 19th, 2017, 7:15 pm

I’ve just started it get into audiobooks during 2017 and also into short story collections, which I find are great in audio format. Does anyone have any suggestions for historical fiction short collections?

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Currently reading: "Wild Fire" by Ann Cleeves
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Re: Hist fic short story collection recommendations?

Post by Madeleine » Wed December 20th, 2017, 9:37 am

that's actually a really good question, I don't think I've ever come across any HF short collections; they're mostly crime or ghost stories. I'd be interested to hear if there are any available!
Currently reading "Wild Fire" by Ann Cleeves

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Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: Hist fic short story collection recommendations?

Post by Vanessa » Wed December 20th, 2017, 4:21 pm

Audible have a freebie for members at the moment - Christmas Ghostly Tales.

https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Fiction/Gh ... 575&sr=1-1
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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