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Serena, Ron Rash November 25

Serena, Ron Rash

*** ½ Ecco, 2008 0061470856 (ISBN13: 9780061470851) Set in 1929 North Carolina, Ron Rash’s Serena tells the story of George and Serena Pemberton, newly married timber barons. Threatened by the government’s desire to create a national park on their land and with equal ambition, the Pembertons eliminate anyone and anything standing in their way. Unlike […]

December 18

10 Historical Novels

From my column at the Washington Times Communities There are several definitions of “historical fiction.”  The Encyclopedia Britannica defines a historical novel as “a novel that has as its setting a usually significant period of history and that attempts to convey the spirit, manners, and social conditions of a past age with realistic details and fidelity […]