From E.M. Nathanson’s The Dirty Dozen to Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, the trope of a disparate yet plucky band of outsiders deployed behind enemy lines to carry out a secret mission is well-trod territory. And in the hands of a lesser writer than Leila Meacham, author of bestsellers Roses and Somerset, it could easily descend…
Set your Out of Office as “Currently on vacation to another place and time and absolutely will not be responding to emails,” because this season’s historical fiction books are some of the best. Read on for our 10 favorites.
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