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Historical Fiction

Arnold, Michael Against the Fall of Night
Barton de Trevino, Elizabeth I, Juan de Pareja
Bradley, Marion Zimmer Mists of Avalon
Bradshaw, Gillian The Bearkeeper's Daughter
Beacon at Alexandria
Horses of Heaven
Chisholm, P.F. 1. A Famine of Horses
2. A Surfeit of Guns 3. A Season of Knives

see also Patricia Finney

Clavell, James Shogun
Lindsey Davies 1. Silver Pigs
2. Shadows in Bronze
3. Venus in Copper
4. The Iron Hand of Mars
5. Poseidon's Gold
6. Last Act in Palmyra
7. Time to Depart
Druon, Maurice

The Accursed Kings:

  1. The Iron King
  2. The Strangled Queen
  3. The Poisoned Crown
  4. The Royal Succession
  5. The She-Wolf of France
  6. The Lily and the Lion
Dumas, Alexandre, pere Queen Margot
Chicot the Jester (aka La Dame de Monsoreau)
The Forty-Five
Dunnett, Dorothy

The Lymond Chronicles:

  1. The Game of Kings
  2. Queen's Play
  3. The Disorderly Knights
  4. Pawn in Frankincense
  5. The Ringed Castle
  6. Checkmate

King Hereafter

The House of Niccolo:

  1. Niccolo Rising
  2. The Spring of the Ram
  3. Race of Scorpions
  4. Scales of Gold
  5. The Unicorn Hunt
  6. To Lie With Lions
  7. Caprice and Rondo
Ennis, Michael Duchess of Milan
Finney, Patricia Firedrake's Eye
A Shadow of Gulls
The Crow Goddess

see also P.F. Chisholm

Garrett, George The Succession
Death of the Fox
Entered from the Sun
Godwin, Parke Firelord
Gordon, Noah The Physician
Graham, Winston

The Grove of Eagles
The Poldark Series:

  1. Ross Poldark
  2. Demelza
  3. Jeremy Poldark
  4. Warleggan
Graves, Robert I Claudius
Claudius the God
Hambly, Barbara Search the Seven Hills
Hasse, Hella In A Dark Wood Wandering
Holland, Cecelia Antichrist
The Belt of Gold
City of God
The Death of Attila
The Earl
The Firedrake
Great Maria
The Kings In Winter
The Lords of Vaumartin
The Sea Beggars
Two Ravens
Until the Sun Falls
Hood, Gwyneth The Coming of the Demons
Jarman, Rosemary Hawley We Speak No Treason
The Courts of Illusion
Kerr, Robert The Black Pearls
The Dark Lady
The Stuart Legacy
Lide, Mary Ann of Cambray
Gifts of the Queen
Llewellyn, Morgan Bard
Lion of Ireland
McCullough, Colleen . The First Man in Rome
Caesar's Women
Caesar etc
Newman, Sharon Death Comes As
Oldenbourg, Zoe The World Is Not Enough
The Cornerstone

Pargeter, Edith

see also Ellis Peters

The Heaven Tree
The Green Branch
The Scarlet Seed
Penman, Sharon Kay The Sunne in Splendour
Falls the Shadow
Here Be Dragons
The Reckoning
When Christ and His Saints Slept

Peters, Ellis

see also Edith Pargeter

A Morbid Taste for Bones
One Corpse Too Many
Renault, Mary Fire from Heaven
The Persian Boy
Funeral Games
The King Must Die
The Bull From the Sea
Riley, Judith Merkle In Pursuit of the Green Lion
Rotondi, Carlo The Garden of Persephone
Scott, Melissa A Choice of Destinies
Seton, Anya Katherine
Shellabarger, Samuel Prince of Foxes
Captain from Castile
Lord Vanity
The King's Cavalier
Stevermer, C.J. The Duke and the Veil
Stewart, Mary The Hollow Hills
The Crystal Cave
The Last Enchantment
The Wicked Day
Sutcliffe, Rosemary Sword at Sunset
Judith Tarr Alamut
Ars Magica
King and Goddess
Lord of the Two Lands
Pillar of Fire
Throne of Isis
Tranter, Nigel MacBeth
Undset, Sigrid Kristin Lavransdatter
Gunnar's Daughter
The Master of Hestviken
Waltari, Mika Sinuhe the Egyptian
Westcott, Jan The Border Lord
The Hepburn
Do you have any good historical novels to recommend? Send me the info!
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