Books by award-winning novelist Newton Frohlich

Historical novel "1492" by Newton Frohlich1492: A Novel of Christopher Columbus, the Spanish Inquisition & a World at the Turning Point

Look for Newton Frohlich’s newly released historical novel in stores October 10, 2016!

“Captivating, extraordinarily vivid…” Publishers Weekly

“A rollicking, readable, and fascinating story…. For a grand, sweeping tale of the history of Spain at the end of the 15th century, 1492 is hard to beat.” St. Louis Post Dispatch

A vivid tapestry of passion and political intrigue, fanaticism and economic ambition, 1492 depicts a crucial moment in world history—with sobering parallels to today—when human tragedy and human triumph were inextricably intertwined.  Learn more>>

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"The Shakespeare Mask" by Newton FrohlichThe Shakespeare Mask: A Novel

Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Gold Award in Historical Fiction

“Frohlich makes the history of the period come alive. . . . More importantly, he makes it a good tale–worthy of one of the finest writers in history.” —My Reader’s Blog

“A truly impressive novel in which close attention has been paid to historical detail. . . . Fascinating and entertaining read from beginning to end.” —Midwest Book Review

“Hugely enjoyable.” —The Historical Novel Society

Newton Frohlich spent fifteen years researching the true identity of the poet and playwright who penned the most beloved works of the English language. The result is this award-winning novel—an ingenious and intimate portrayal of the complex man who a growing number of prominent scholars, writers, and actors believe wrote the works of Shakespeare. From the intrigue of the English court to the romance of Venetian canals, the magic and mystery of The Shakespeare Mask will keep you turning pages well into the night. Learn more>>


“Truth is subject to no prescription, for truth is truth though never so old, and time cannot make that false which was truth.”
—Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford