Historical Fiction


Old Chevy on the Prairie:  Our Journey to Visit Little House Sites
Top Ten Pioneer Books 

Biblical Times
A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker

Middle Ages


17th Century
The Chocolate Maker's Wife by Karen Brooks
Earthly Joys by Philippa Gregory 

Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman
Mariana by Susanna Kearsley
Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach 
Peony in Love by Lisa See 

18th Century
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
The Valley by Helen Bryan America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham
Demelza Poldark by Winston Graham
Jeremy Poldark by Winston Graham
A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley 
The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley
The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley
Free Men by Katy Simpson Smith


Civil War (and directly after)

19TH Century

Turn of the Century (Pre-WWI)







20th Century
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman 
Refugee by Alan Gratz
American Duchess by Karen Harper
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (1920s-1950s)
The Lost Daughter by Gill Paul
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Ackerman, Sara
The Lieutenant's Nurse

Adams, Thelma
The Last Woman Standing

Alexander, Tamera
To Wager Her Heart
With This Pledge

Adler, Malka 

Anderson, Rebecca

Austin, Finola
Bronte's Mistress

Crispin:  The Cross of Lead
Crispin:  At the Edge of  the World

Barron, Stephanie
Jane and the Prisoner of Wool House (Jane Austen Mystery #6)
Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas (Jane Austen Mystery #12)
Jane and the Waterloo Map (Jane Austen Mystery #13)

Bayard, Louis
Courting Mr. Lincoln
The Black Tower
The Pale Blue Eye
Mr. Timothy

Beaton, M.C. or Marion Chesney
Regency Gold

Benjamin, Melanie
The Aviator's Wife

The Children's Blizzard

Black, Lucy E.M.
Eleanor Courtown

Blume, Judy
In the Unlikely Event

Boyne, John
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Brooks, Karen
The Chocolate Maker's Wife

Bryan, Helen
The Valley

Butler, Octavia E.

Byrd, Sandra
Lady of a Thousand Treasures

Chadwick, Elizabeth

Chamberlain, Diane

Chiaverini, Jennifer
 Resistance Women

Ciesielski, J'Nell

Beauty Among the Ruins

Cleave, Chris
Everyone Brave is Forgiven 

 Cleefton, Chanel

Clinch, Jon

Conlon-McKenna, Marita
Rebel Sisters

Cooper, James Fenimore
The Last of the Mohicans

Correa, Armando Lucas
The German Girl

Dekker, Ted
A.D. 33 

Doerr, Anthony  
All the Light We Cannot See 

Donoghue, Emma
The Pull of the Stars

Dray, Stephanie and Laura Kamoie
America's First Daughter
My Dear Hamilton

Du Maurier, Daphne
Jamaica Inn

Erdrich, Louise
The Birchbark House

Evans, Richard Paul
Noel Street

Fellowes, Julian

Ferber, Edna
So Big

Flynn, Kathleen A.
The Jane Austen Project

 Foster, Brooke Lea

Fox, Hester
The Witch of Willow Hall

Gaynor, Hazel
The Cottingley Secret
Last Christmas in Paris

Gilman, Susan Jane
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street

Graham, Winston
Ross Poldark 
Demelza Poldark 
Jeremy Poldark 

Gratz, Alan

Greeley, Molly

Gregory, Philippa 
Earthly Joys

Hannah, Kristin

Harmel, Kristin

Harper, Karen
American Duchess
The Royal Nanny

Heyer, Georgette
The Corinthian

Hoffman, Alice

Magic Lessons


Hooper, Elise

Hornby, Gill

Ishiguro, Kazuo
The Remains of the Day

Jaeger, Meredith
Boardwalk Summer 

Jenner, Natalie
The Jane Austen Society

Jiles, Paulette

Johns, Ana
The Woman in the White Kimono

Johnson, Sadeqa

The Yellow Wife

Joshi, Alka

The Henna Artist

Kearsley, Susanna
A Desperate Fortune
The Firebird 
The Rose Garden 

Klassen, Julie

Kortchik, Lana

Ladd, Sarah E.

Lane, Rose Wilder
Young Pioneers

Laurens, Stephanie
Lady Osbaldestone's Christmas Goose

Lippman, Laura
Lady in the Lake

Macneal, Elizabeth
The Doll Factory

Manning, Kirsty
The Song of the Jade Lily

Matthew, Mimi

Gentleman Jim

Maxwell, William
So Long, See You Tomorrow

McCoy, Sarah
The Mapmaker's Children
Marilla of Green Gables

McCrumb, Sharyn
Prayers the Devil Answers

Messineo, Teresa
The Fire by Night

Miller, Carolyn

Miller, Sarah

 Millner, Denene

Mitchell, Margaret
Gone With the Wind

Moggach, Deborah
Tulip Fever

Monette, Ginger
Darcy's Hope:  Beauty from Ashes

Montefiore, Santa
The Secret of the Irish Castle

Montgomery, LM
Rilla of Ingleside

Morrow, Jill

Page, Sharon
The Worthington Wife

Pataki, Allison
The Accidental Empress

Paul, Gill
The Lost Daughter 

 Pike, Signe

Pillitteri, Joseph
Courage Between Love and Death

Quinn, Kate
The Alice Network 
The Huntress

Rafala, Marco
How Fires End

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

Rindell, Suzanne
The Other Typist 

Robson, Jennifer
The Gown

Rose, M.J.
Tiffany Blues 

Russell, Mary Doria
The Women of the Copper Country

Ryan, Jennifer
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Ryan, Pam Munoz

Scott, Anika

See, Lisa
The Island of Sea Women 
Peony in Love
Shanghai Girls 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Setterfield, Diane
Bellman and Black
Once Upon a River

Simonson, Helen
The Summer Before the War

Skenandore, Amanda
Between Earth and Sky

Smith, Katy Simpson
Free Men 

Snyder, John
Jacob's Bell

Solomons, Natasha
The Song of Hartgrove Hall 

Stern, Herbert J. and Alan A Winter

Stillman, Whit
Love and Friendship

Taylor, Andrew
The Second Midnight

Todd, Charles
A Fine Summer's Day 

Tully, Daniela
Hotel on Shadow Lake

van Alkemade, Kim
Orphan Number Eight 

Veletzos, Roxanne
The Girl They Left Behind

Webb, Heather
Last Christmas in Paris

Weiner, Jennifer
Mrs. Everything

Wiggs, Susan
Map of the Heart 

Willig, Lauren

Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Little House in the Big Woods
Little House on the Prairie
On the Banks of Plum Creek 
By the Shores of Silver Lake
The Long Winter
Old Chevy Truck on the Prairie:  Our Journey to Visit Little House Sites 

Williams, Beatriz
The Summer Wives

Wingate, Lisa
Before We Were Yours

White,Roseanna M.
A Name Unknown 

Wood, Shelley
The Quintland Sisters


Finding the Hero's Journey: Or How Shadows and Strongholds Came to Be Written by Elizabeth Chadwick
Why do Books have Name Changes? by Elizabeth Chadwick
Writing about the Marshals by Elizabeth Chadwick 

Elizabeth Chadwick on the Scarlet Lion 

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