The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora by Stephanie Thornton

Where Theodora went, trouble followed… In sixth-century Constantinople, one woman, Theodora, defied every convention and all the odds and rose from common theater tart to empress of a great kingdom, the most powerful woman the Roman Empire would ever know. The woman whose image was later immortalized in glittering mosaic was a scrappy, clever, conniving, … More The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora by Stephanie Thornton

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

#1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter returns with a sophisticated and chilling psychological thriller of dangerous secrets, cold vengeance, and unexpected absolution, in which two estranged sisters must come together to find truth about two harrowing tragedies, twenty years apart, that devastate their lives. Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s … More Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

Top Ten Tuesday: 8/16

Top Ten Books Set In Historical Times Nefertiti by Michelle Moran | This is still one of my absolute favorites — I hate mummies, but I’m a little bit obsessed with historical fiction involving ancient Egypt. Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran | This was my first jaunt into the historical fiction realm, so it’s near and dear to … More Top Ten Tuesday: 8/16