Well, this is timely. If you’re looking to completely escape the reality of life as we know it, this might not be the book for you.
The Last Hours is a novel set in 14th Century England as the Black Death (plague) first makes itself known. There is self-imposed quarantine, a supply shortages, and suspicion of others.
I read this about six weeks ago when COVID-19 was just background noise. The story was entertaining, with a couple of very evil characters, and was also somewhat predictable. I enjoy historical fiction in this time period, so I expected that I would want to continue the series, but when I finished I found I had spent all the time I wanted with these characters.
Read more here; I got the hardcover from my library but it’s available in paperback: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35477888-the-last-hours