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 Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Storyteller's Secret
The Great Alone
Beneath a Scarlet Sky
The Snow Gypsy
What the Wind Knows
The Victory Garden
The Tuscan Child
The Reckoning
The Beekeeper's Promise
Before We Were Yours
The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Everything I Never Told You
Winter Cottage
The Beantown Girls
The Lost Girls of Paris
The Girl in the Letter
Sea of Memories
In Farleigh Field
The Nightingale
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
The Immortalists
The Ragged Edge of Night
Daughters of the Lake
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
A Gentleman in Moscow
The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy, #3)
The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3)
The Road Beyond Ruin
The Key
The Clockmaker's Daughter
Trail of Broken Wings
The Saturday Evening Girls Club
All the Light We Cannot See
Dear Mrs. Bird
Sea Prayer
Washington Black
The Alice Network
The Only Woman in the Room
Tempting His Mistress
The Golden Tresses of the Dead (Flavia de Luce #10)
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Parisians
How to Stop Time
The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding
Once Upon a River
The Underground Railroad
The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy, #2)
Heads You Win: A Novel
The Great Believers
Evidence of the Affair
The Black Ascot (Inspector Ian Rutledge #21)
The Home for Unwanted Girls
The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves, #1)
What Child Is This
The Hidden Village
Den röda adressboken
The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy, #2)
Sold on a Monday
The Prince and the Dressmaker
We Were the Lucky Ones
Lincoln in the Bardo
Highland Deception
A Woman Is No Man
A Quiet Life In The Country (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #1)
Next Year in Havana
Warrior's Surrender
Lilac Girls
Go Set a Watchman (To Kill a Mockingbird, #2)
White Rose, Black Forest
The Woman on the Orient Express
The Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels, #4)
From Sand and Ash
The King's Justice (Stanton & Barling, #1)
Time's Convert
Dangerous Secrets (Dangerous, #3)
The Binding
The Broken Girls
Stay with Me
The Glass Magician (The Paper Magician, #2)
The Light Over London
A Ladder to the Sky
The Monastery Murders (Stanton & Barling, #2)
The Moon Sister (The Seven Sisters, #5)
The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician, #1)
The Age of Light
The Dream Daughter
The Summer Wives
Manhattan Beach
Paper Wife: A Novel
The Designer

Jennifer S. Brown

Author of Modern Girls

Jennifer S. Brown lives and writes in the suburbs of Boston. She grew up in Florida, but has slowly discovered the benefits of cold weather, and she's developed a passion for snow shoeing, drinking bourbon in front of the fireplace, and writing while draped with a blanket. She's an avid runner, a voracious reader, and a passionate, if not quite skilled, baker. She lives with her husband and two kids.

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