Revolutionary Fiction: Tales of the Founding of Our Nation


New York : the novel

Edward Rutherfurd.

Historical Fiction

The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city's founding to the present day. Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair. As in his earlier, bestselling novels, he illuminates cultural, social, and political upheavals through the lives of a remarkably diverse...


Redcoat

Bernard Cornwell.

Action/Adventure, Historical Fiction

It is autumn 1777, and the cradle of liberty, Philadelphia, has fallen to the British. Yet the true battle has only just begun. On both sides, loyalties are tested and families torn asunder. The young Redcoat Sam Gilpin has seen his brother die. Now he must choose between duty to a distant king and the call of his own conscience. And for the men and women of the prosperous Becket family, the Revolution brings bitter conflict between those loyal t...


Wind dancer : a novel

Jamie Carie.

Inspirational, Historical Fiction, Romance, Mystery

Raised in a British-held frontier town during the American Revolution, Isabelle Renoir is not like other women around her. A free spirit, she dances in the moonlight as a praise offering to God and is more at home fearlessly taking her long rifle and knife into the woods for adventure and inspiration.But Isabelle’s latest journey may be more than even her strength can handle when a huge storm throws the raven-haired beauty off course and in...


The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War

Jimmy Carter.

Historical Fiction

In his ambitious and deeply rewarding novel, President Carter brings to life the Revolutionary War as it was fought in the Deep South, reminding readers that much of the fight for independence took place in that region.


Life, liberty, and the pursuit of murder : a Revolutionary War mystery

Karen Swee.

Historical Fiction, Mystery

A tavernmistress in 1777 unravels a puzzle that involves stolen diplomatic letters, spies and avaricious traitors, while trying to find the killer of an overnight guest.


An echo in the bone

Diana Gabaldon.

Science Fiction, Romance, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Action/Adventure


Washington's lady : a novel

Nancy Moser.

Historical Fiction


The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution

Jeff Shaara.

Historical Fiction, Military Fiction

InRise to Rebellion, bestselling author Jeff Shaara captured the origins of the American Revolution as brilliantly as he depicted the Civil War inGods and GeneralsandThe Last Full Measure. Now he continues the amazing saga of how thirteen colonies became a nation, taking the conflict from kingdom and courtroom to the bold and bloody battlefields of war. It was never a war in which the outcome was obvious. Despite their spirit and stamina, the col...


Johnny One-Eye : a tale of the American Revolution

Jerome Charyn.

Historical Fiction

Johnny One-Eye is bringing about the rediscovery of one of the most "singular and remarkable [careers] in American literature" (Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World ). In this picaresque tour de force that reanimates Revolutionary Manhattan through the story of double agent John Stocking, the bastard son of a whorehouse madam and possibly George Washington, Jerome Charyn has given us one of the most memorable historical novels in years. A...


Shadow patriots

Lucia St. Clair Robson.

Historical Fiction

From the New York Timesbestselling author of Ghost Warriorcomes a novel of the espionage that helped win America its independence I n July of 1776, the American colonies are ablaze with passion. In the streets, those who would be free boldly read aloud the newly written Declaration of Independence. It is a time of critical confrontation, both on the battlefield and off as the people of a new nation choose between their king and an uncertain futur...


By force of arms

James L. Nelson.

Action/Adventure, Military Fiction, Historical Fiction

Blending a seasoned mariner's expertise, a historian's attention to period detail, and a natural storyteller's gift for creating a cast of vivid characters, James L. Nelson brings to dazzling life a never-before-seen side of America's war for independence. Here is the conflict from the seaman's view, full of the sights, sounds, and sensations of the ocean - and of the thunder of cannons as the new world's freedom fighters vie for liberty. Well be...