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Here we focus on the wonderful historical fiction by Orson Scott Card. Card's ability to weave fantasy and fiction with history and actual events provides many wonderful stories to enjoy.
- Stone Tables, based on the Musical Play by Robert Stoddard and Orson Scott Card, 1998. In Stone Tables, Card presents his interpretation of the life of Moses. (audio tape - )
- Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus, ©1996
hardcover. Excellent historical fiction, as in the Alvin Maker series.
Read Atlantis, a prelude to Pastwatch.
- Saints, ©1984, paperback, 2001. Excellent, historical fiction.
The Tales of Alvin Maker
Seventh Son (Alvin Maker 1), ©1987, Reprint Edition Mass Market
Paperback, 1993. Hugo Finalist, Locus Award (best fantasy novel).
- Red Prophet (Alvin Maker 2), ©1988, Reissue Edition Mass Market Paperback, 1996. Hugo Finalist, Nebula Finalist, Locus Award (best fantasy novel).
- Prentice Alvin (Alvin Maker 3), Reprint Edition Mass Market Paperback, 1989.
- Alvin Journeyman (Alvin Maker 4) ©1995, First Edition of Mass Market Paperback, 1996. Locus Award (best fantasy novel).
- Heartfire (Alvin Maker 5), 1998 (hardcover (audio tape - ). You can read the first four chapters courtesy Orson Scott Card.
- Lost Boys, Mass Market Paperback, 1993. Excellent, but not for the weak hearted. It may be a stretch to clasify this as "historical fiction" but it has some of the necessary traits and it really isn't important how the books are "classified" but how enjoyable they are to read that matters. Read the first chapter of the book courtesy of Orson Scott Card.