Historical

Historical fiction presents a story set in the past, often during a significant time period. In historical fiction, the time period is an important part of the setting and often of the story itself.

Historical fiction may include fictional characters, well-known historical figures or a mixture of the two. Authors of historical fiction usually pay close attention to the details of their stories (settings, clothing, dialogue, etc.) to ensure that they fit the time periods in which the narratives take place.

In some historical fiction, famous events appear from points of view not recorded in histor
...more

The Clockmaker's Daughter
Transcription
Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #3)
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein
The Glass Ocean
The Sisters of the Winter Wood
The Lost Queen (The Lost Queen Trilogy #1)
She Would Be King
Leadership: In Turbulent Times
My Real Name Is Hanna
Nightingale
The Impossible Girl
These Truths: A History of the United States
The War Outside
Hidden Among the Stars
The Storyteller's Secret
Where the Crawdads Sing
Sea Prayer
The Girl with the Red Balloon (The Balloonmakers, #1)
Sea of Memories
Time's Convert
The Lines We Leave Behind
The Beekeeper's Promise
Everything I Never Told You
Circe
An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1)
All the Light We Cannot See
The Nightingale
The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator
The Dream Daughter
Outlander by Diana GabaldonThoughtless by S.C. StephensBared to You by Sylvia DayFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesHalfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Best Adult Romance Series
116 books — 356 voters
Knight of Ocean Avenue by Tara LainWinter Kill by Josh LanyonTrust by Ella FrankTruth & Tenderness by Tere MichaelsKage by Maris Black
May 2015 MM Releases
122 books — 223 voters

America's First Daughter by Stephanie DrayThe Secret Language of Stones by M.J. RoseThe Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie BenjaminThe Vatican Princess by C.W. GortnerFall of Poppies by Heather  Webb
Historical Fiction 2016
336 books — 869 voters
Sloe Ride by Rhys FordFit to be Tied by Mary CalmesJust a Bit Wrong by Alessandra HazardValor on the Move by Keira AndrewsDangerous Spirits by Jordan L. Hawk
September 2015 MM Releases
159 books — 232 voters

Twisted and Tied by Mary CalmesA Wish Upon the Stars by T.J. KluneRobbie by Ella FrankAlphas Like Us by Krista RitchieFake Out by Eden Finley
March 2018 MM Releases
238 books — 259 voters

The Book Thief
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
All the Light We Cannot See
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Help
Pride and Prejudice
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)
To Kill a Mockingbird
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
Gone with the Wind
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
The Nightingale

Annie Barrows
Annie Barrows The Truth According to Us
Her Favorite Books About Small Towns: Visit tiny towns with big heart in these five recs from the author of The Truth According to Us, set in 1930s West Virginia.
More Good Minds Suggest…
Abigail Adams
My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.
Abigail Adams

Jeanne d'Arc
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
Joan of Arc

More quotes...
The official book group for the podcast Such Nasty Women

1 member, last active 4 months ago

Reader group for paranormal romance author Jennifer Felton.

1 member, last active 7 months ago

The MAR's Club Missus Melissa, Adriana, & Renée Perusers of Books and Magical Mischief-Makers, Fantasical Beast…more

4 members, last active 3 months ago

NetGalley Addicts Support Group Warnning, if you are not already a NetGalley addict, you will soon become one by joining this gr…more

974 members, last active 7 hours ago

Corpalism
1 chapters — updated May 14, 2015 03:34AM — 0 people liked it
LOVE WILL FOLLOW
1 chapters — updated May 14, 2015 03:30AM — 0 people liked it

Tags

Tags contributing to this page include: historical, fiction_realistic_historical, genre__historical_fiction, historical_fiction, historical-fic, historical-novel, historical-novels, and historicalfiction