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Bruce Holsinger

Biography

Bruce Holsinger

Bruce Holsinger teaches at the University of Virginia and is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Bruce Holsinger

Books by Bruce Holsinger

by Bruce Holsinger - Fiction

Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, THE GIFTED SCHOOL observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies. Seen through the lens of four families who've been a part of one another's lives since their kids were born over a decade ago, the story reveals not only the lengths that some adults are willing to go to get ahead, but the effect on the group's children, sibling relationships, marriages and careers, as simmering resentments come to a boil and long-buried, explosive secrets surface and detonate.

by Bruce Holsinger - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

When 16 bodies turn up in London riddled with small puncture holes, everyone is stumped and seems to be hiding something. That’s when John Gower, a poor poet but excellent trader of secrets, is at his best. Summoned to investigate these strange murders, Gower finds only treachery and the possibility of a very real threat to the city and its inhabitants: a terrifying new weapon very few know of --- the handgonne.

by Bruce Holsinger - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

London, 1385. A book of poems prophesying the death of English kings, including the newly crowned King Richard II, is all anyone can talk about. John Gower --- a poet himself, but more importantly, a man with connections --- must find the book to save his friend, the poet Geoffrey Chaucer. What he doesn’t know or understand are his personal connections to the book that could also get him killed.