Historical Fiction Books

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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 concentration...
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 da...
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
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 ...
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 so...
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 f...
Paperback, Pineapple Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781561645664, ISBN10 1561645664
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781503945050, ISBN10 1503945057
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491534946, ISBN10 149153494X
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 eag...
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 adv...
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 r...
Paperback, Random House, 2015, ISBN13 9780345540508, ISBN10 0345540506
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 Roosev...
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 ...
Paperback, Tyndale House Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781414383224, ISBN10 1414383223
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 woman...
Paperback, Amazon Publishing, 2014, ISBN13 9781477817360, ISBN10 1477817360
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477828564, ISBN10 1477828567
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491508756, ISBN10 1491508752
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 p...
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 f...
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781477825051, ISBN10 1477825053
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 full...
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.
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 sabo...
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. Stayi...
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 and...
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 Bra...
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 gover...
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477830819, ISBN10 1477830812
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 ...
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491512296, ISBN10 1491512296
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781486219469, ISBN10 1486219462
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781501210198, ISBN10 150121019X
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491585122, ISBN10 1491585129
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491541357, ISBN10 1491541350
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781486219650, ISBN10 1486219659
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2014, ISBN13 9781491552261, ISBN10 1491552263
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 outsid...
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 ca...
Paperback, Penguin Group USA, 2013, ISBN13 9781609450939, ISBN10 1609450930
"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 histo...
"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 inv...
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 ...
Paperback, Harpercollins, 2015, ISBN13 9780062302700, ISBN10 0062302701
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--ar...
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--but...
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 hea...
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 th...
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.
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.
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 comp...
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 whe...
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 ri...
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 will...
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781503945227, ISBN10 1503945227
Paperback, Amazon Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781477830635, ISBN10 1477830634
Paperback, Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2015, ISBN13 9781634059503, ISBN10 1634059506
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 investig...
"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 of...
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'Mal...
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 undergrou...
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 an...
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
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 b...
"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, stuck...
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 w...
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 mysteri...
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 ...
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 force...
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 complicate...
Paperback, St Martins Pr, 2015, ISBN13 9781620405284, ISBN10 1620405288
"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 Cit...
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 ba...
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-tie...
Paperback, Random House Inc, 2015, ISBN13 9780812986754, ISBN10 081298675X
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 an...
"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 to...
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 the...
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781501215391, ISBN10 1501215396
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."
Paperback, Independent Pub Group, 2014, ISBN13 9781629630304, ISBN10 1629630306
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 priso...
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 str...
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 Prag...
Paperback, Little Brown & Co, 2012, ISBN13 9780316190350, ISBN10 0316190357
"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 al...
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 i...
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 ...
"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 sh...
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 hav...
"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 histor...
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 d...
"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, madn...
Paperback, Penguin Random House Grupo USA, 2015, ISBN13 9781941999172, ISBN10 1941999174
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 s...
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 t...
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 t...
"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 ...
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