National Library Week - April 13 - 19

Historical Fiction

Looking for Historical Fiction? Try these titles in the Adult Fiction and Teen Fiction sections. Click here for more Teen Historical Fiction.

Adult

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy - French Revolution

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - French Revolution

Redcoat by Bernard Cornwell - American Revolution

Pompeii by Robert Harris - Mt. Vesuvius eruption

Lady Macbeth by Susan King - 11th Century Scotland

Victoria Victorious by Jean Plaidy - Queen of England

Briar Rose by Jane Yolen - World War II

The Thrall's Tale by Judith Lindergh - Viking Greenland

A Midnight Clear by William Wharton - World War II

The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye - British India, Afghan wars

Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor - era of Charles II, King of England

Captain from Castile by Samuel Shellabarger - Spanish Inquisition

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara - Civil War

Katherine by Anya Seton - Duchess of Lancaster, 14th Century

The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter - early America

The Drowning Room by Michael Pye - 17th Century New York

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque - World War I

True Grit by Charles Portis - American West

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks

Teen

A Break With Charity: a Story about the Salem Witch Trials by Ann Rinaldi

My Vicksburg by Ann Rinaldi - Civil War

Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson - Philadelphia epidemic

April Morning by Howard Fast - American Revolution, Battle of Lexington

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli - World War II, Poland

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak - World War II