Historical Fiction Books



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A Time to Be Brave

David and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentratio...
A Time to Be Brave

Abner & Me

Cannons are blasting Bullets are flying Wounded soldiers are everywhere Stosh has time-traveled to 1863, right into the middle of the Civil War. In possibly his most exciting and definitely his most d...
Abner & Me

The Story of the Pilgrims

The story of the Pilgrim's first year is presented, from the dangerous voyage across the Atlantic to a harrowing first winter and the promise of the first Thanksgiving feast
The Story of the Pilgrims

Darkwalker

He used to be the best detective on the job. Until he became the hunted... Once a legendary police inspector, Nicolas Lenoir is now a disillusioned and broken man who spends his days going through the...
Darkwalker

Worth

Before the accident Nathaniel's life seemed pretty good. His help around the farm made his father proud. But now, with a busted leg, Nathaniel can't do farmwork anymore, so his father adopts another s...
Worth

Arthur

To achieve his dream of creating a peaceful union of England's divided fiefdoms, the mystical village sage Merlin finds and trains the misbegotten young Arthur, whose birth was prophesied by Merlin's...
Arthur

The River Is Home

Paperback, Pineapple Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781561645664, ISBN10 1561645664
The River Is Home

The Paradise of Glass

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781503945050, ISBN10 1503945057
The Paradise of Glass

Lethal Code

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491534946, ISBN10 149153494X
Lethal Code

Stuff of Legends

View our feature on Ian Gibson's "Stuff of Legends" A true legend rescues maidens...pillages temples...and slaughters evil hordes... But what does he do when all the fun is over? When an annoyingly ea...
Stuff of Legends

Warrior Woman

Reluctantly entering the battle when Virginia settlers attack her tribe's homeland, Shawnee Women's Peace Chief Nonhelema works to negotiate an armistice, only to find herself betrayed by her white ad...
Warrior Woman

Shirley

Shirley is Charlotte Bront: e e's only historical novel and her most topical one. Written at a time of social unrest, it is set during the period of the Napoleonic Wars, when economic hardship led to...
Shirley

The Conquering Dark

Paperback, Random House, 2015, ISBN13 9780345540508, ISBN10 0345540506
The Conquering Dark

1901

In 1901, as the imperial German navy invades the United States in order to force America to surrender its newly acquired territories, President McKinley suffers a fatal heart attack and Theodore Roose...
1901

The Scribe

As tragedy strikes, Theresa's dream to pursue the art of parchment-making is shattered as she flees her home, living as a fugitive, while trying to unravel the secret within a parchment written by her...
The Scribe

Saving Amelie

Paperback, Tyndale House Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781414383224, ISBN10 1414383223
Saving Amelie

The Dovekeepers

A tale inspired by the tragic first-century massacre of hundreds of Jewish people at Masada presents the stories of a hated daughter, a baker's wife, a girl disguised as a warrior, and a medicine woma...
The Dovekeepers

Oathbreaker

Paperback, Amazon Publishing, 2014, ISBN13 9781477817360, ISBN10 1477817360
Oathbreaker

The Golden Dice

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477828564, ISBN10 1477828567
The Golden Dice

Artful

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491508756, ISBN10 1491508752
Artful

London

The triumphs and failures of seven individual family clans span the history of a city from the third-century Roman occupation of Londinium through such eras as the Norman conquest and the Elizabethan...
London

The Brethren

In sixteenth-century France, two veterans make their home in a chateau in the wild Pâerigord region, but their idyllic life is threatened by a looming religious civil war and the threat of plague and...
The Brethren

Lethal Code

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781477825051, ISBN10 1477825053
Lethal Code

The Flower Reader

Rinette Leslie of Granmuir has the ancient gift of divining the future in flowers, but her gift cannot prepare her for the turmoil that comes when the dying queen regent entrusts her with a casket ful...
The Flower Reader

The Reluctant Midwife

Back in her hometown of Hope River Becky Myers becomes the head midwife when her mentor becomes pregnant, her skills are put to the test when a fire rages through the Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
The Reluctant Midwife

Be Careful What You Wish For

While Harry and Emma race to the hospital after their son is in a car accident, Don Pedro Martinez plots to install a puppet chairman at the Barrington Shipping Company, and Jessica's nuptials are sab...
Be Careful What You Wish For

Kaydie

For the first time in years, Kaydie Worthington Kraemer can breathe easily. Although she is still haunted by memories of her abusive husband, Darius, she takes comfort in knowing the man is dead. Stay...
Kaydie

The Tattoo Artist

In 1970, Sara Ehrenreich boards a small plane and returns to New York City with much fanfare; she will be featured in "Life "magazine. She has not left Ta'un'uu-the South Seas island upon which she an...
The Tattoo Artist

Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady

One of the most popular Dear America diaries of all time, Ellen Emerson White's bestselling VOYAGE ON THE GREAT TITANIC is now back in print with a gorgeous new package Five years ago, Margaret Ann Br...
Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady

The Dream of the Celt

A painstakingly researched and lively novel about a neglected human rights pioneer by the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa In 1916, the Irish nationalist Roger Casement was hanged by the British gove...
The Dream of the Celt

The Girl from Krakow

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477830819, ISBN10 1477830812
The Girl from Krakow

The Last Enchantment

Arthur Pendragon is King Unchallenged on the battlefield, he melds the country together in a time of promise. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause -- Arthur's...
The Last Enchantment

The Poisoned Pilgrim

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491512296, ISBN10 1491512296
The Poisoned Pilgrim

Jessica

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781486219469, ISBN10 1486219462
Jessica

A Pledge of Silence

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781501210198, ISBN10 150121019X
A Pledge of Silence

Voyage of the Heart

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491585122, ISBN10 1491585129
Voyage of the Heart

Certainty

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491541357, ISBN10 1491541350
Certainty

The Persimmon Tree

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781486219650, ISBN10 1486219659
The Persimmon Tree

Finding Rebecca

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491552261, ISBN10 1491552263
Finding Rebecca

The Midnight Witch

Lady Lilith Montgomery inherits her late father's role as the Head Witch of her coven and prepares for a confrontation with powerful sorcerers, an effort that is challenged by her love for a man outsi...
The Midnight Witch

Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America

Presents a fictionalized account of the life of Mary Rowlandson, a Puritan woman living in the Massachusetts Bay Colony who was captured by Native Americans in 1675 and who developed empathy for her c...
Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America

Last Friends

Paperback, Penguin Group USA, 2013, ISBN13 9781609450939, ISBN10 1609450930
Last Friends

Agincourt

"The greatest writer of historical adventures today" (Washington Post) tackles his richest, most thrilling subject yet: the heroic tale of Agincourt. One of the most dramatic victories in British hist...
Agincourt

Rebel Queen

"From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti and Cleopatra's Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi--India's Joan of Arc--who against all odds defied the mighty British in...
Rebel Queen

The Burning Land

In a clash of heroes, the kingdom is born. At the end of the ninth century, with King Alfred of Wessex in ill health and his heir still an untested youth, it falls to Alfred's reluctant warlord Uhtred...
The Burning Land

The Visitors

Paperback, Harpercollins, 2015, ISBN13 9780062302700, ISBN10 0062302701
The Visitors

The Yard

1889, LONDON. JACK THE RIPPER'S REIGN OF TERROR IN FINALLY OVER, BUT A NEW ONE IS JUST BEGINNING. Victorian London--a violent cesspool of squalid depravity. Only twelve detectives--The Murder Squad--a...
The Yard

The Well

Could he be the One we've been waiting for? For the women of the Samaritan village of Sychar, the well is a place of blessing--the place where they gather to draw their water and share their lives--bu...
The Well

The Girl on the Cliff

From the author of the #1 international bestseller "The Orchid House," the mesmerizing story of two Irish families entangled by a tragic past that seems destined to repeat itself To escape a recent he...
The Girl on the Cliff

The System of the World

England, 1714. London has long been home to a secret war between the brilliant, enigmatic Master of the Mint and closet alchemist, Isaac Newton, and his archnemesis, the insidious counterfeiter Jack t...
The System of the World

The Colour of Memory

Shares the lives of six friends as they navigate their twenties in 1980s South London, going from job to job and pub to pub, living life as they choose.
The Colour of Memory

Dragonfly in Amber

In eighteenth-century Scotland, Claire Randall and her raven-haired daughter, Brianna, return to the majestic hills where Claire recalls the love of her life--gallant warrior James Fraser.
Dragonfly in Amber

Space

Engineer Stanley Mott, astronomy student John Pope, naval hero Norman Grant, and rocket engineer Dieter Kolff serve as principals in the forty-year history of America's space program and share the com...
Space

Long Man

Refusing to evacuate their hometown that is being flooded by a newly constructed dam, Annie Clyde Dodson battles with her husband, who wishes to start over elsewhere, only to begin a frantic search wh...
Long Man

Ophelia's Muse

Entering into a passionate affair with master artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, milliner Lizzie Siddal models for countless paintings while fighting illness and addiction to become an artist in her own r...
Ophelia's Muse

Eighth Shepherd

The tax collector of Jericho, Zachai (Zacchaeus), is the most hated man in all Judea. Shimona, a former leper, is shunned by her community. And the Nubian bodyguard Salmon fears his young daughter wil...
Eighth Shepherd

Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781503945227, ISBN10 1503945227
Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye

A Pinch of Nutmeg

Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477830635, ISBN10 1477830634
A Pinch of Nutmeg

The Sun Gods

Paperback, Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2015, ISBN13 9781634059503, ISBN10 1634059506
The Sun Gods

The Man from Berlin

When a young filmmaker and a German officer are murdered in war-torn Yugoslavia, military intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt soon discovers that this case is much more than a murder investi...
The Man from Berlin

The Liars' Gospel

"A visceral retelling of the events surrounding the life of Jesus....The ferocity of Barabbas and Judas seizes the narrative and occupies its center ground." --- Hilary Mantel A year after the death o...
The Liars' Gospel

Love's Rescue

Following the death of her mother, Elizabeth Benjamin tries to become the perfect southern belle that her parents always wanted, but family secrets and her feelings for dashing sea captain Rourke O'Ma...
Love's Rescue

Where Treasure Hides

After falling in love with Ian Devlin, a British Army captain, artist Alison Schuyler is separated from him when World War II breaks out and undertakes the dangerous task of helping the Dutch undergro...
Where Treasure Hides

Second Generation

Risking all, a young socialite discovers her calling to fight injustice "A novel of satisfying depth and breadth, written in good, clean, forceful prose." -Chicago Tribune Desperate for independence a...
Second Generation

The Unknown Shore

Follows the adventures of two young seamen who are shipwrecked along the coast of Chile in 1740 and are driven to drink and mutiny by a ruthless captain
The Unknown Shore

Die I Will Not: A Regency Mystery

London, 1813. Unhappy wife and young mother Penelope Wolfe fears scandal for her family and worse. A Tory newspaper editor has been stabbed while writing a reply to the latest round of letters penned...
Die I Will Not: A Regency Mystery

Mrs. Bennet Has Her Say

"1785 was to be the most marvelous year of Marianne's life, until an unfortunate turn of events left her in a compromised state and desperate for a husband to care--or rather cover--for her. Now, stuc...
Mrs. Bennet Has Her Say

Lion Heart

Investigating his self-styled hippie historian father's claims about a meeting between Richard I and Robin Hood after the Third Crusade, Richard Cathar travels from London to Jerusalem and back again...
Lion Heart

The Seance

Wraxford Hall, a decaying mansion in the English countryside, has a sinister reputation. Once, a family disappeared there. And now Constance Langton has inherited this dark place as well as the myster...
The Seance

London

A successor to the author's well-known historical novel Sarum brings to life the suspense, romance, and pageantry of London's two-thousand-year history as it follows the lives, fates, and intrigues of...
London

A Daughter of Zion

The Zion Chronicles series covers the events surrounding Israel's statehood in 1948. Each book vividly portrays the intense struggle of the Jewish people in the aftermath of the Holocaust and the forc...
A Daughter of Zion

Irish Meadows

Pressured by their Irish immigrant father to marry well and save their family horse farm, Brianna, a girl who longs to go to college, and Colleen, who dreams of romance, find their ambitions complicat...
Irish Meadows

The Ghost Apple

Paperback, St Martins Pr, 2015, ISBN13 9781620405284, ISBN10 1620405288
The Ghost Apple

The Chaperone

"The New York Times" bestseller and the "USA Today" #1 Hot Fiction Pick for the summer, "The Chaperone "is a captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York Ci...
The Chaperone

Copperhead

Accused of espionage and brutally interrogated, Confederate officer Nate Starbuck must find out who the real spy is, a job that requires a perilous odyssey through the Union lines during the heat of b...
Copperhead

The Truelove

Dispatched with his ship, the Surprise, to restore order after an attack on a British whaler in Tonga, Captain Aubrey discovers Clarissa Harvill, an escaped female convict, stowed away in the cable-ti...
The Truelove

Journey

Paperback, Random House Inc, 2015, ISBN13 9780812986754, ISBN10 081298675X
Journey

Restoration

Robert Merivel, son of a glove maker and an aspiring physician, finds his fortunes transformed when he is given a position at the court of King Charles II. Merivel slips easily into a life of luxury a...
Restoration

Watch the Lady

"The author of Queen's Gambit and Sisters of Treason presents the story of Penelope Devereux, so beautiful she was the subject of Sir Philip Sidney's greatest love sonnets, so canny that she plotted t...
Watch the Lady

The Uninvited

Recovering from the flu that has decimated the world in 1918, Ivy, a girl with the ability to see ghosts, is shattered by the breakdown of societal governance and her father's and brother's role in th...
The Uninvited

The Greenlanders

CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781501215391, ISBN10 1501215396
The Greenlanders

A Child's Christmas in Wales and Five Poems: 50th Anniversary Edition

The author recalls all the sights, smells, and sounds of a long-ago Christmas in the seaside town of his youth, along with five additional poems that include "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night."
A Child's Christmas in Wales and Five Poems: 50th Anniversary Edition

Birth of Our Power

Paperback, Independent Pub Group, 2014, ISBN13 9781629630304, ISBN10 1629630306
Birth of Our Power

Our Happy Time

After surviving her third suicide attempt, Yu-Jung accompanies her no-nonsense aunt on a charitable visit to death row where she meets a convicted murderer, and over several weeks Yu-Jung and the pris...
Our Happy Time

Kinslayer

The Shima Imperium is threatened by an imminent civil war, while an enraged Yukiku struggles to keep her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts from overwhelming her and the secretive Guildsman Kin st...
Kinslayer

The Prague Cemetery

The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of "The Name of the Rose" "Vintage Eco . . . the book is a triumph." - "New York Review of Books" Nineteenth-century Europe--from Turin to Pra...
The Prague Cemetery

The Folly of the World

Paperback, Little Brown & Co, 2012, ISBN13 9780316190350, ISBN10 0316190357
The Folly of the World

The Family

"We are a family. And the loyalty of the family must come before everything and everyone else. For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished--but if we falter in that loyalty, we will a...
The Family

Sea to Shining Sea

Her reputation has spread beyond California. Is politics her future . . . or something else? As the election of 1860 draws near and political tensions between the North and South threaten to escalate...
Sea to Shining Sea

The Question

The latest edition to the series on five centuries of English history follows the Moreland family into the twentieth century as Victoprian England enjoys great stability and prosperity, new technology...
The Question

While We're Far Apart

"In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army s...
While We're Far Apart

Tales of Adam

Ever since the publication of "Ishmael in 1992, "readers have yearned for a glimpse into a dimension of spiritual revelation the author only hinted at in that and later books. Now at long last they ha...
Tales of Adam

Bosnian Chronicle

"Set in the town of Travnik, Bosnian Chronicle presents the struggle for supremacy in a region that stubbornly refuses to submit to any outsider. The era is Napoleonic and the novel, both in its histo...
Bosnian Chronicle

The Purchase

Shunned by his Quaker community for marrying a servant girl, Daniel pursues a new life on the Virginia frontier, where his family's values are tested by the challenges of homestead life and the moral...
The Purchase

God Carlos

"God Carlos" has been long-listed for the OMC Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature in Trinidad. "A gusty, boisterous, and entertaining slice of historical fiction. In scenes of a mixture of pride, mad...
God Carlos

Hombres buenos

Paperback, Penguin Random House Grupo USA, 2015, ISBN13 9781941999172, ISBN10 1941999174
Hombres buenos

Restoration

A searing novel of love and war, betrayal and redemption. Having grown up in an exclusive circle of wealthy British ex-pats in Florence in the 1920s, Alice Orsini shocks everyone when she marries the...
Restoration

Blindspot

Stewart Jameson, a Scottish portrait painter fleeing his debtors in Edinburgh, has washed up on the British Empire's far shores--in the city of Boston, lately seized with the spirit of liberty. Eager...
Blindspot

City of Women

A "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER AND ONE OF "KIRKUS REVIEWS'" BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR It is 1943--the height of the Second World War. With the men away at the front, Berlin has become a city of women. On...
City of Women

Land of Dreams

"Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs away, lured by the...
Land of Dreams