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Popular Historical Fiction books (2072)

  • The runaway international bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. Now Lost Roses, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.

  • A thrilling literary suspense novel from the multi-award-winning crime writer

  • A wonderful, revelatory, unforgettable read about passion, friendship, hidden heroes, and the power of the written word to change the world.

  • This New York Times bestseller tells the remarkable story of three very different women brought together by the infamous Ravensbruck concentration camp. Will appeal to readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and All the Light We Cannot See.

  • The poets and soldiers Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen are dispatched to Craiglockhart War Hospital in Scotland in 1917. There, army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating brutalised, shell-shocked men.

  • The thrilling new blockbuster by the bestselling author of The Tea Gardens.

  • Moving through America’s history and its landscape, this is a wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe.

  • A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends—screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife

  • THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES.

  • Here is one of those rare novels, so captivatingly original, so absurdly funny, surprising and moving, that it crosses all boundaries.

  • A powerful, prize-winning novella from the much-loved author of The Whale Rider, plus a moving screenplay, film stills and commentary on writing and movie making.

  • The highly anticipated, sensuous new blockbuster by the beloved, bestselling author of The Perfumer's Secret.

  • Nicole Alexander’s ninth bestseller is a sweeping rural historical novel, set in South Australia and the Northern Territory.

  • Winner of the Fiction category of the New Zealand Book Awards in 1986.

  • An enthralling novel of the life and loves of one of history’s most remarkable women: Winston Churchill’s scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome.

  • A chilling Dickensian ghost story by one of Ireland's finest writers.

  • The Vintage Classics edition of The Age of Innocence is published to tie-in with the publication of the Vintage paperback of Hermione Lee’s celebrated biography of Edith Wharton

  • The third instalment in a brand-new dark fantasy series from the country's most daring historical novelist.

  • Set in rural Queensland in 1929, An Uncommon Woman is the captivating story of a very modern woman who refuses to be held down by the conventions of the past . . .

  • Not since Patrick Suskind's Perfumehas a work of fiction so vividly evoked a time, a place, and a passion . . .

  • From the internationally bestselling author of Into the Wilderness comes a magnificent epic about two pioneering women doctors in 19th-century New York.

  • The enthralling new novel from the ten-million-copy, Number One bestselling author.

  • Our foremost storyteller returns with an audacious new novel, Machines Like Me.

  • In Assassin's Creed®: Revelations, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in the footsteps of the legendary mentor Altair, on a journey of discovery and revelation.

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