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Top Historical Fiction Books
A Girl Like You
Miss Buncle's Book
Father and I Were Ranchers
Long Way Home
A Ring of Truth
A Promise Given
The Winter Rose
The Rose Villa
A Veil Removed
The Girl From Vichy
Miss Buncle Married
The Girls from the Beach
The Star and the Shamrock
Living among the Dead
A Modest Proposal
'Til Niagara Falls
1901. When a train robbery destroy's Annie's plans for a quiet life, she reinvents herself as a redheaded daredevil and heads to Niagara Falls, determined to be the first person to survive going over it in a barrel - or to die trying. But when Annie...
1888-The Ripper File
“Welcome to Jack the Ripper 101. My name is Dr. Teagan Faelynn. I know the true identity of history’s most notorious serial killer – because he came for me.”The discovery of a new Ripper journal sends Teagan on a journey to London… or so she thinks....
A Bend In the River
In 1968 two young Vietnamese sisters flee to Saigon after their village on the Mekong River is attacked by American forces and burned to the ground. The sole survivors of the brutal massacre that killed their family, the sisters struggle to survive...
A Bitter Veil
Anna, a young American studying in Chicago falls in love with fellow-student Nouri, the son of a wealthy Iranian. Anna, whose parents are divorced, eagerly moves to Tehran where she marries and is embraced by Nouri's family. A few months later,...
A Brother's Oath
The Untold Story of England’s Beginning.Denmark, 444 A.D. Two brothers – the cold and calculating Hengest and the intrepid but headstrong Horsa – find their separate worlds thrown into turmoil by royal treachery and an evil cult thought long dead....
A Certain Death
The battle at Pittsburg Landing altered the course of the war in the west and changed the lives of thousands who fought there and survived.Will Hunter's pursuit of higher command has been interrupted by his capture, the fault of his jealous commanding...
A Child Lost
A spiritualist, an insane asylum, a lost little girl . . .When Clive, anxious to distract a depressed Henrietta, begs Sergeant Frank Davis for a case, he is assigned to investigating a seemingly boring affair: a spiritualist woman operating in an...
A Christmas Wish
Bristol 1927Ten year old Magda Brodie’s world is torn apart when her mother dies in the workhouse two weeks before Christmas.Her wastrel father arranges for her sisters to be sent to their grandparents in Ireland and for her younger brother to be...
A Cold Wind Down the Grey
Greymouth, New Zealand, 1866: The Burgess gang was in town, and a young surveyor from one of the country's leading families had vanished in the back country. Inspector James has never forgotten that year.In the gold mining town of Greymouth, where...
A Court at Constantinople
Constantinople, 1859.It is dangerous for lawyers and lovers when civilisations clash.Under coercion, James Bingham, a struggling English barrister, joins Her Britannic Majesty's Supreme Consular Court at Constantinople. Osman Mehmed, a brilliant...
A Deed of Dreadful Note
Fifteen years before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published A Study in Scarlet, Anna Katharine Green began writing The Leavenworth Case, inspiring the creation of detectives like Sherlock, Poirot, and Wimsey, as well as almost every device and convention we...
A Girl Like You
Henrietta Von Harmon works as a 26 girl at a corner bar on Chicago's northwest side. It's 1935, but things still aren't looking up since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, leaving Henrietta to care for her antagonistic mother and...
A Gladiator's Tale
AD 63Leonidas’s former trainer, Aemil, asks him to look into the disappearances of gladiators from his ludus. Leonidas and Cassia investigate, and soon uncover gruesome murders involving some of the wealthiest citizens of Rome.Leonidas pits his skills...
A Greater World
A wrenching saga of the voyage that changed their livesElizabeth Morton, born into a prosperous family, and Michael Winterbourne, a miner, come from different worlds but when they each suffer unspeakable and life-changing tragedy they’re set on a path...
A Guardian of Slaves
Willow Hendricks is now the Lady of Livingston. She manages this plantation with her father and best friend Whitney Barry. The two women continue her parents' secret abolitionist mission. They use the family's ships and estates to transport escaped...
A House Divided
‘When you must face Maxwell, give evidencebefore the King. Have you thought on that?’‘If I do not face Maxwell, I will notbe able to face myself.'Scotland 1597. The truce between the Cunninghame and Montgomerie clans is fragile. And for the Munro...
A Journery to the Center of the Earth
Published in 1864, "A Journey to the Center of the Earth" is a science fiction novel by French author Jules Verne. The story follows Professor Otto Lidenbrock, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans as they undertake an expedition to reach the Earth's...
A King's Legacy
Before Arthur, before Alfred, England was born in blood and fire.Britain, 447 A.D. The war in the north is drawing to a close. King Talorc has been placed on the throne of the Pictish tribes and for Hengest and Horsa it is time to return home. But...
A Knowing One
An uneasy friendship turns into a dangerous game when the love of a woman is on the line.Just when Tom Breckinridge has decided to propose marriage to Diana Marshall, a rival has come out of the woodwork: Reginald Popplewell, a childhood neighbor of...
A Lion in the Grass
Set over the course of six decades, A Lion in the Grass documents the despair and hope of a spy who suffers the murder of friends and enjoys the success of mentoring protégés.The story is told through alternative viewpoints of Raymond, his protégés,...
A Man Called Smith
A battle-scarred father. A disillusioned daughter. Can a grieving widower rebuild his splintered family to find peace at last?South Dakota, 1949. WWII veteran John Smith longs for the life he lost after the tragic death of his wife during childbirth....
A Man of Honor, or Horatio's Confessions
Finalist, Literary Fiction – 14th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (2020). Double Silver Medal Winner – Best First Book, Fiction & Best Cover, Fiction awarded by the IBPA (2020). Top 100 – 2020 Notable Indie Books awarded by Shelf Unbound.Rated...
A Michaelmas Truce
A family in trade moving up in the world. A family of landed gentry stepping aside for them. And the sons and daughters caught in the middle.Madge Paton has been the mainstay of the Fletcher household for a quarter of a century, and even though her...
A Mother's War
A forbidden romance in occupied Norway…Narvik, 1940. After Laila awakens to the sight of warships in the fjord, it isn't long before she turns resistor to the brutal Nazi regime. She is horrified when local girls begin affairs with enemy soldiers, yet...
A Mystery at Carlton House
London, 1819: Captain Lacey is drawn into affairs of the highest in the land when his friend Grenville is asked by the Prince Regent to look into odd happenings in his lavish abode of Carlton House. Objects of value have gone missing, paintings and...