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Historical Fiction

Historical fiction is a broad genre of books set in the past and written about the past. Containing a high degree of historical accuracy and detail, these novels require a significant amount of research and appeal to readers who want to learn more about a certain period in history through a novelized story.

Historical fiction can be categorized based on the target audience (male or female) and the time period (Ancient, Medieval, WWI, etc.).

Big names in the genre are Ken Follett and Philippa Gregory.

There is sometimes an overlap between historical fiction and other genres such as literary fiction and women's fiction.

If you write historical fiction, explore this subgenre to connect with other like-minded writers, workshop, and publish your book.

Landmark Historical Fiction Titles

  • RUBY by Cynthia Bond is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • THE PAYING GUESTS by Sarah Waters is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • MY MOTHER'S SECRET by J.L. Witterick is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • NO ANGEL by Penny Vincenzi is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • LUCIA, LUCIA by Adriana Trigiani is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • LIFE AFTER LIFE by Kate Atkinson is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS by Elizabeth Gilbert is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • EXODUS by Leon Uris is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • HAWAII by James A. Michener is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • CROSSING CALIFORNIA by Adam Langer is a Historical Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • Historical Fiction Book - The Light Between Oceans  
  • Historical Fiction Book - Pillars of the Earth  
  • Historical Fiction Book - Rules of Civility  
  • Historical Fiction Book - Girl with a Pearl Earring  
  • Historical Fiction Book - Wolf Hall
  • Historical Fiction Book - The Other Boleyn Girl
  • Historical Fiction Book - Imperium
  • Historical Fiction Book - North and South  
  • Historical Fiction Book - Memoris of a Geisha
  • Historical Fiction Book - The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • Historical Fiction Book - The Reader
  • Historical Fiction Book - The Paris Wife  

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