Non-Romance Historical Fiction with Female Lead

This is a list for historical fiction books in which the Main Character is Female but the book has very little romantic content OR the romance is a minor portion of the story. Please only post individual books and not sets.
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107 books · 55 voters · list created November 12th, 2013 by Tim The Enchanter (votes) .
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Tim The Enchanter Started to knock some of these off my TBR


message 2: by Greg (new)

Greg Strandberg I've not read a single one, nor do I have much desire to.


Tim The Enchanter Tim "The Enchanter" wrote: "Started to knock some of these off my TBR"

You will be missing out on some good books :)


message 4: by Greg (new)

Greg Strandberg Won't be the first time, and most likely not the last.


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