The Aristide Ravel /
French Revolution mystery series
Each novel can stand alone, but if you're new to
the series, ideally you'll ignore the publishing dates
and read them in the following order:
Palace of Justice
Revolutionary Paris, 1793
Game of Patience
Revolutionary/Directoire Paris, 1796
A Treasury of Regrets
Revolutionary/Directoire Paris, 1797
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France
In 1760s Paris, young Charles-Henri Sanson—forced by birth into an odious job as the public executioner—must reconcile his duty with his conscience.
A Far Better Rest
A reimagining of Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders:
A Writer’s (and Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, and Myths.
(The title pretty much says it all.) NEW Third Edition now available!
A Tale of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
An annotated edition of Charles Dickens's classic for fans and students of the novel, with 780 footnotes and mini-essays on Georgian & Victorian England and the French Revolution.
An non-Ravel e-short story set somewhere in the eighteenth century. 99 cents, or borrow it without charge
for your Kindle via Kindle Unlimited
All books in print may be ordered through your local bookseller if not available on the shelf; or always at online booksellers. (But please patronize your local independent bookstore!)
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film/TV rights should be directed to:
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