60 of the best historical fiction books

60 of the best historical fiction books

Welcome to our ultimate guide to 60 of the best historical fiction books. This detailed collation of novels has something for everyone, whether you love action and adventure, mystery and intrigue, romance and passion, or a combination of them all.

20 of the best historical romance novels

20 of the best historical romance novels

As much as the historical fiction genre is rage-fuelled warfare and political intrigue, there’s also a significant place for romance. It’s often what fuels conflict, bolsters character development and heals our protagonists’ wounded outlook upon the world.

30 of the best historical mystery and thriller books

30 of the best historical mystery and thriller books

Mystery or thriller? Thriller or mystery? The two genres have much in common, and sometimes the distinction is just too fine to draw. Whether it’s a locked-room mystery with an unlikely investigator, or a serial killer evading a hard-boiled police detective, there’s a real page-turning thrill as we follow the clues and move ever closer to the final ‘whodunnit’ revelation…