Best Historical Thrillers

Historical thrillers can provide some of the best reading in the historical fiction genre, combining intelligent subject matter and deep characters with a highly compelling storyline. Here's a list from classic to contemporary.
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3.79 avg rating — 59,161 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 506,198 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 22,567 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 320,884 ratings
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3.44 avg rating — 449,119 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 8,705 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 20,951 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 156,012 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 3,658 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 28,752 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 14,363 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 289,248 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 41,263 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 279,607 ratings
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4.39 avg rating — 154,957 ratings
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23

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3.89 avg rating — 214,336 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 1,077,174 ratings
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25

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4.11 avg rating — 21,221 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 788,769 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 38,557 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 40,306 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 1,775 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 44,400 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 54 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 3,600 ratings
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34

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3.45 avg rating — 1,154 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 1,096 ratings
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34

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3.92 avg rating — 36 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 28 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 164,510 ratings
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4.71 avg rating — 49 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 455 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 66 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 198 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 4,551 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 436 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 794 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 36,434 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,215 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 293 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 130,488 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 106,637 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 255,317 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,015,873 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 1,636 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 1,579 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 68,007 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 6,452 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 21,226 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 20,727 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 13,798 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 13,427 ratings
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63

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4.19 avg rating — 28,925 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 304 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 343 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 217 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 84,961 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 888 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 650 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 798 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 156 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 741 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 344 ratings
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79

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3.31 avg rating — 180 ratings
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79

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4.34 avg rating — 35 ratings
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79

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4.45 avg rating — 116 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 41 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 5,116 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 38 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings
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4.71 avg rating — 24 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 204 ratings
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4.63 avg rating — 116 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 25,827 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 75 ratings
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4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 291 ratings
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192 books · 111 voters · list created November 25th, 2010 by M.G. Scarsbrook (votes) .
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M.G. 105 books
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John 114 books
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Robert 288 books
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Paige 48 books
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Autumn 1803 books
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Bonnie 2401 books
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Evan J. 14 books
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Justin 20 books
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