Fantasy in historical settings / Historical Fantasy

Top 10 Fantasy in historical settings / Historical Fantasy : A Drowned Maiden's Hair, The Woven Path, Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot, Spellbound, Newt's Emerald, Snow in Summer, His Majesty's Dragon, Renegade Magic, Stolen Magic, Splendors and Glooms

A Drowned Maiden's Hair
AuthorLaura Amy Schlitz
ISBN0763629308
Maud Flynn is known at the orphanage for her impertinence, so when the charming Miss Hyacinth and her sister choose Maud to take home with them, the girl is as baffled as anyone. It seems the sisters need Maud to help stage elaborate séances for bereaved, wealthy patrons. As Maud is drawn deeper into the...
AuthorRobin Jarvis
ISBN0007158084
The Woven Path is the first book in the compelling Wyrd Museum trilogy. All readers will be drawn in by the gripping storytelling of Robin Jarvis, where the fantastical elements combine with the seriously chilling. In a grimy alley in the East End of London stands the Wyrd Museum, cared for by the stranger...
AuthorPatricia C. Wrede
A great deal is happening in London and the country this season.

For starters, there's the witch who tried to poison Kate at the Royal College of Wizards. There's also the man who seems to be spying on Cecelia. (Though he's not doing a very good job of it--so just what are his intentions?) And then...
AuthorLarry Correia
ISBN1451637756
Dark fantasy goes hardboiled in #2 of the hard-hitting Grimnoir Chronicles by the New York Times best-selling creator of Monster Hunter International.The Grimnoir Society’s mission is to protect people with magic, and they’ve done so—successfully and in secret—since the mysterious...
AuthorGarth Nix
ISBN0062360043
On her eighteenth birthday, Lady Truthful, nicknamed “Newt,” will inherit her family’s treasure: the Newington Emerald. A dazzling heart-shaped gem, the Emerald also bestows its wearer with magical powers.

When the Emerald disappears one stormy night, Newt sets off to recover...
AuthorJane Yolen
ISBN0399256636
With her black hair, red lips, and lily-white skin, Summer is as beautiful as her father's garden. And her life in the mountains of West Virginia seems like a fairy tale; her parents sing and dance with her, Cousin Nancy dotes on her, and she is about to get a new baby brother. But when the baby dies soon after...
His Majesty's Dragon
AuthorNaomi Novik
ISBN0345481283
Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life...
AuthorStephanie Burgis
ISBN1416994491
The feisty Kat Stephenson is back in the second installment of the Regency era magical trilogy Kirkus Reviews calls “enjoyable mayhem.”

Nowhere in England is safe from the mischief and magic of Kat Stephenson: Her eldest sister has finally wed, but when a scandalous accusation threatens...
AuthorStephanie Burgis
ISBN1416994513
When Kat’s family travels to a grand country house on the Devon coast for her sister Angeline’s wedding, Kat is stalked by a dangerous magical enemy - and finds everything she thought she knew about her late mother called into question.

With smugglers, romance, and an astonishingly...
Splendors and Glooms
AuthorLaura Amy Schlitz
ISBN0763653802
The master puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so expert at manipulating his stringed puppets that they appear alive. Clara Wintermute, the only child of a wealthy doctor, is spellbound by Grisini’s act and invites him to entertain at her birthday party. Seeing his chance to make a fortune, Grisini accepts...
AuthorStephanie Burgis
ISBN1416994475
Katherine Ann Stephenson has just discovered that she's inherited her mother's magical talents, and despite Stepmama's stern objections, she's determined to learn how to use them.

But with her eldest sister Elissa's intended fiancé, the sinister Sir Neville, showing a dangerous interest...
Gods of Jade and Shadow
AuthorSilvia Moreno-Garcia
The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.

The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to any fast tunes....
A Companion to Wolves
AuthorSarah Monette
ISBN0765318164
A Companion to Wolves is the story of a young nobleman, Isolfr, who is chosen to become a wolfcarl -- a warrior who is bonded to a fighting wolf. Isolfr is deeply drawn to the wolves, and though as his father's heir he can refuse the call, he chooses to go. 

The people of this wintry land depend...
The Tempering of Men
AuthorSarah Monette
ISBN0765324709
In Iskryne, the war against the Trollish invasion has been won, and the lands of men are safe again--at least for a while.  Isolfr and his sister, the Konigenwolf Viradechtis, have established their own wolfhaell. Viradechtis has taken two mates, and so the human pack has two war leaders. And in...
Lord of Emperors
AuthorGuy Gavriel Kay
ISBN0061020028
The Thrilling Sequel To Sailing To Sarantium

Beckoned by the Emperor Valerius, Crispin, a renowned mosaicist, has arrived in the fabled city of Sarantium. Here he seeks to fulfill his artistic ambitions and his destiny high upon a dome that will become the emerror's magnificent sanctuary...
Lord of Slaughter
AuthorM.D. Lachlan
ISBN0575089679
The citizens of Constantinople seem to have reached the end of days. Mysterious things are happening, the sky is darkened, wolves are gathering outside the city and howling. People are terrified so the ruler of the city calls for a Christian scholar to find the evil that is causing this and eradicate...
Fenrir
AuthorM.D. Lachlan
ISBN0575089636
http://www.rantingdragon.com/fenrir-b...


Fenrir is the sequel to M. D. Lachlan’s brilliant fantasy debut, Wolfsangel, and the second installment in his unnamed Norse werewolf series. Now, many readers will have but one question regarding this book: “Is it as good as Wolfsangel?”...
AuthorMarvin Kaye
ISBN0765349116
Brand-new contributions to the hoard of dragon lore by five top fantasy authors.

Orson Scott Card's "In the Dragon's House" is a gothic yarn about the mysterious dragon that lives in the wiring of an old house, noticed by a young boy who shares its body in dreams and feels its true size and power.

Mercedes...
AuthorRobert Holdstock
ISBN0765307294
The mystery of Ryhope Wood, Britain's last fragment of primeval forest, consumed George Huxley's entire, and long, life. Now, after his death, his sons have taken up his work. But what they discover is beyond what they could have expected. For the Wood is a realm where myths gain flesh and blood, tapping...
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