Historical Fiction

Recommended Titles

  • Barker, Pat The Silence of the Girls.

  • Chee, Alexander The Queen of the Night.

  • De Robertis, Carolina The Gods of Tango.

  • Doerr, Anthony All the Light We Cannot See.

  • Edugyan, Esi Washington Black.

  • Freeman, Anna The Fair Fight.

  • Gyasi, Yaa Homecoming.

  • Kent, Hannah Burial Rites.

  • Lee, Min Jin Pachinko.

  • Mantel, Hilary Wolf Hall. (series)

  • Moran, Michelle Nefertiti.

  • Mukherjee, Abir A Rising Man.

  • Pataki, Allison The Accidental Empress.

  • Rojas Contreras, Ingrid Fruit of the Drunken Tree.

  • Saunders, George Lincoln in the Bardo.

  • Shattuck, Jessica The Women in the Castle.

  • Towles, Amor A Gentleman in Moscow.

  • Whitehead, Colson The Underground Railroad.


Recommended Authors

  • Tracy Chevalier

  • Sarah Dunant

  • Ken Follett

  • Philippa Gregory

  • Kristin Hannah

  • Conn Iggulden

  • Barbara Kingsolver

  • Toni Morrison

  • Patrick O'Brian

  • Michael Ondaatje

  • Edward Rutherford

  • Lisa See

  • Alison Weir

  • Beatriz Williams


List compiled by Adult Services, Fox Lake District Library, 2020.

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