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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, with 780 footnotes and mini-essays on Georgian & Victorian England and the French Revolution.