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Our Best Historical Fiction

Those Who Are Loved
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A Single Thread
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Dark Tides
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Dark Tides
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The Mirror & the Light
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War Lord
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The Giver of Stars
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The Evening and the Morning
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The Lost Lights of St Kilda
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The Ninth Child
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Cilka's Journey
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A Thousand Ships
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The Second Sleep
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Hamnet
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The Shadow King
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Tidelands
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Hamnet
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Circe
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The Mirror & the Light
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Troy
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Hamnet
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The Emperor's Exile
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The Archers: Ambridge At War
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The Betrayals
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War Lord
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Miss Austen
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Execution
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Dark Tides
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The Devil and the Dark Water
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The Evening and the Morning
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Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen
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The Silver Collar
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Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen
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The Gates of Athens
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Islands of Mercy
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The Pull of the Stars
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2020's Best Paperbacks

A Thousand Ships
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The Sun Sister
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Shadowplay
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Sword of Kings
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The Second Sleep
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Stalingrad
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The Warlow Experiment
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The Tuscan Contessa
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The Doll Factory
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A Single Thread
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Those Who Are Loved
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The Giver of Stars
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Cilka's Journey
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Hitler's Secret
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Tidelands
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Death in the East
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Blood & Sugar
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Ghost Fire
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Signed & Special Editions

The Last Protector
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A Christmas to Remember
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The Governess
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The Mercies
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This Lovely City
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A Girl Made of Air
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The Book of Longings
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The Evening and the Morning
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Dark Tides
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The Mirror & the Light
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The Archers: Ambridge At War
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The Emperor's Exile
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Islands of Mercy
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Troy
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Our Choice of Historical Fiction 

The Song of Achilles
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The Devil in the Marshalsea
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Company of Liars
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The Silent Companions
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The Glass Palace
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The Miniaturist
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Wolf Hall
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The Essex Serpent
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Mythos
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Alone in Berlin
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Labyrinth
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Bring Up the Bodies
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The Silence of the Girls
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The Pillars of the Earth
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Life and Fate
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Fingersmith
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The Book Thief
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Hilary Mantel

Every Day Is Mother's Day
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Vacant Possession
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Eight Months on Ghazzah Street
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Fludd
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A Place of Greater Safety
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A Place of Greater Safety
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A Change of Climate
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An Experiment in Love
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The Giant, O'Brien
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Beyond Black
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
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Learning to Talk
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Bernard Cornwell

The Last Kingdom
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The Pale Horseman
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The Lords of the North
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Sword Song
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The Burning Land
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Death of Kings
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The Pagan Lord
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The Empty Throne
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Warriors of the Storm
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The Flame Bearer
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War of the Wolf
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Sword of Kings
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Sword of Kings
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War Lord
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War Lord
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Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth
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World Without End
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A Column of Fire
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The Evening and the Morning
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Fall of Giants
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Winter of the World
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Edge of Eternity
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Philippa Gregory

The Constant Princess
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Three Sisters, Three Queens
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The Other Boleyn Girl
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The Boleyn Inheritance
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The Taming of the Queen
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The Queen's Fool
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The Last Tudor
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The Virgin's Lover
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The Other Queen
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Conn Iggulden

The Gates of Athens
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The Gates of Rome
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The Death of Kings
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The Field of Swords
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The Gods of War
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Emperor: The Blood of Gods
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Wolf of the Plains
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Lords of the Bow
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Bones of the Hills
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Empire of Silver
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Conqueror
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Wars of the Roses: Stormbird
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Wars of the Roses: Trinity
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Wars of the Roses: Bloodline
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Ravenspur
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The Falcon of Sparta
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Dunstan
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Simon Scarrow

Centurion (Eagles of the Empire 8)
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The Gladiator (Eagles of the Empire 9)
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The Legion (Eagles of the Empire 10)
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Praetorian (Eagles of the Empire 11)
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The Blood Crows
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Britannia (Eagles of the Empire 14)
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Invictus (Eagles of the Empire 15)
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Alison Weir

A First Look at Bernard Cornwell's War Lord

Get a sneak peak of the thrilling conclusion to Bernard Cornwell's Last Kingdom series.

The Story So Far: Hilary Mantel Summarises Bring Up the Bodies

As The Mirror & the Light hits Waterstones bookshelves, who better to bring us up to speed on the gripping narrative than Hilary Mantel herself?

Living in the Past: The Best Historical Fiction

For all those readers who have devoured The Mirror and the Light, we suggest some Mantel-esque historical fiction to enjoy.

Alix Nathan on the Parallels Between The Warlow Experiment and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Alix Nathan, author of the acclaimed The Warlow Experiment, remarks upon the novel's similarities to the current lockdown.