Most Read This Week In Historical Fiction

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

Most Read This Week Tagged "Historical Fiction"

Where the Crawdads Sing
The Vanishing Half
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
American Dirt
The Evening and the Morning
Mexican Gothic
The Giver of Stars
The Dutch House
Spellbreaker (Spellbreaker Duology, #1)
The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)
Daisy Jones & The Six
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Shuggie Bain
Under a Gilded Moon
This Magnificent Dappled Sea
The Pull of the Stars
The Nickel Boys
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
The Great Alone
The Henna Artist
Before We Were Yours
The Last Correspondent
The Lost Girls of Devon
The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop
Hidden in Plain Sight (Detective William Warwick, #2)
The Exiles
The Book of Lost Names
Kingdom of the Wicked (Kingdom of the Wicked, #1)
City of Girls
The Book of Longings
The Alice Network
Snow (St. John Strafford, #1)
Magic Lessons (Practical Magic, #0.1)
The Nightingale
The Tuscan Child
The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
A Gentleman in Moscow
The Lions of Fifth Avenue
The Beekeeper's Promise
The English Wife
Cilka's Journey (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #2)
Winter Cottage
The Book of Lost Friends
A Long Petal of the Sea
A Single Thread
The Dressmaker's Gift
This Tender Land
Honeysuckle Season
V2: A Novel of World War II
The Beekeeper of Aleppo
The Last Story of Mina Lee
The Once and Future Witches
Unspeakable Things
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
The House by the Sea
The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3)
Spring House
Miss Benson's Beetle
War Lord (The Last Kingdom, #13)
Where the Lost Wander
Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women, #1)
Red at the Bone
The Things We Cannot Say
Everything My Mother Taught Me
Murder at Melrose Court (Heathcliff Lennox #1)
The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Fifty Words for Rain
Daughters of the Lake
News of the World
The Water Dancer
The Underground Railroad
The Skylark's Secret
The Cold Millions
The Jane Austen Society
The Poppy War (The Poppy War, #1)
One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow
The Order (Gabriel Allon #20)
Deacon King Kong
The Foundling
A Rogue of One's Own (A League of Extraordinary Women, #2)
What Once Was True
The Lost and Found Bookshop
Millicent Glenn's Last Wish
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Stationery Shop
Ring Shout
These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights, #1)
The Devil and the Dark Water
How to Stop Time
Nothing Ventured (Detective William Warwick, #1)
Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #1)
A Woman Is No Man

Penelope Williamson
My love for you won't stop with my leaving. Come an evening over the years, when you step outside your door and hear the wind blowing through the cottonwoods, that'll be me, thinking of you, whispering your name, and loving you.
Penelope Williamson

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A little truth seasons a lie like salt.
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