Best Historical Fiction books 📜️

Curated by our reviewers this week


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Donald Barker


Donald Barker is British. He likes to spend winters in the Far East, in particular Mainland China, and summers in the U.K. He is the author of four novels, two of which are self-published. He reviews virtually every book her reads whether purchased or presented to him by the author.

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Anna Brill


As a copywriter and editor, I believe in the importance of human connection and the beauty in how we communicate. I work with clients in all stages of writing, from brainstorming to polishing. In my spare time, I run, read, and look for cheap international flights.

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Find your next Historical Fiction read

Did Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall have you clamoring for more Reformation-era intrigue? Maybe Outlander has sparked your curiosity for all things related to the Jacobite uprising. Has Min Jin Lee’s bestseller, Pachinko, left you wondering why you knew nothing about Korea in the early 20th Century?

On Reedsy Discovery, step into our magic stone circle and be swept into the past with the help of great new books each week. Our newsletter is curated by a panel of yesteryear-loving book reviewers and features the best historical fiction novels being published today.

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