Historical Fiction

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  • 70,000 BCE

    Great Sky Woman and Shadow Valley

    Steven Barnes
  • 30,000 BCE

    Shaman

    Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 13,000 BCE

    People of the Wolf

    Gear
  • 9,000 BCE

    People of the Raven

    Gear
  • 8,000 BCE

    People of the Fire

    Gear
  • 7,056 BCE

    Mother Earth Father Sky

    Sue Harrison
  • 7,039 BCE

    My Sister the Moon

    Sue Harrison
  • 7,038 BCE

    Brother Wind

    Sue Harrison
  • 6,460 BCE

    Song of the River

    Sue Harrison
  • 6,000 BCE

    The Year the Horses Came, The Horses at the Gate, The Fires of Spring

    Mary Mackey
  • 6,000 BCE

    Lady of Horses

    Judith Tarr
  • 5,000 BCE

    People of the Earth

    Gear
  • 5,000 BCE

    Eve: A Novel of the First Woman

    Elissa Elliott
  • 4,500 BCE

    The White Mare's Daughter

    Judith Tarr
  • 4,252 BCE

    The Daughter of Lir

    Judith Tarr
  • 4,000 BCE

    Stonehenge

    Bernard Cornwall
  • 3,150 BCE

    The First Pharoah

    Lester Picker
  • 2,950 BCE

    The Dagger of Isis

    Lester A Picker
  • 2,910 BCE

    Qa'a

    Lester Picker
  • 2,200 BCE

    Bending the Boyne

    JS Dunn
  • 1,986 BCE

    Sarah

    Orson Scott Card
  • 1,986 BCE

    Sarah

    Marek Halter
  • 1,836 BCE

    The Red Tent

    Anita Diamant
  • 1,780 BCE

    The Egyptian series

    Wilbur Smith
  • 1,656 BCE

    The Sinners and the Sea

    Rebecca Kanner
  • 1,532 BCE

    The Shepherd Kings

    Judith Tarr
  • 1,531 BCE

    Zipporah

    Marek Halter
  • 1,506 BCE

    The Sekhmet Bed

    Lavender Ironside
  • 1,492 BCE

    Daughter of the Gods

    Stephanie Thornton
  • 1,478 BCE

    The Crook and the Flail

    Libbie Hawker
  • 1,478 BCE

    King and Goddess

    Judith Tarr
  • 1,370 BCE

    Nefertiti

    Michelle Moran
  • 1,353 BCE

    The Egyptian

    Mika Waltari
  • 1,353 BCE

    A God Against the Gods

    Allen Drury
  • 1,303 BCE

    The Heretic Queen

  • 1,300 BCE

    The Golden Fleece

    Robert Graves
  • 1,300 BCE

    Last of the Amazons

    Steven Pressfield
  • 1,300 BCE

    The King Must Die and Bull from the Sea

    Mary Renault
  • 1,289 BCE

    Ramses series

    Christian Jacq
  • 1,280 BCE

    Odysseus: A Life

    Charles Rowan Beye
  • 1,278 BCE

    Helen of Troy

    Margaret George
  • 1,270 BCE

    The Song of Achilles

    Madeleine Miller
  • 1,260 BCE

    The Penelopiad

    Margaret Atwood
  • 1,260 BCE

    Troy

    Adele Geras
  • 1,260 BCE

    The Iliad

    Homer
  • 1,260 BCE

    House of Names

    Colm Toibin
  • 1,260 BCE

    The Songs of the Kings

    Barry Unsworth
  • 1,260 BCE

    The Aeneid

    Virgil
  • 1,250 BCE

    Silence of the Girls

    Pat Barker
  • 1,250 BCE

    Ransom

    David Malouf
  • 1,240 BCE

    The Odyssey

    Homer
  • 1,240 BCE

    Talisman of Troy

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • 1,240 BCE

    The Odyssey duology

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • 1,240 BCE

    The Lost Books of the Odyssey

    Zachary Mason
  • 1,240 BCE

    Black Ships

    Jo Graham
  • 1,240 BCE

    Lavinia

    Ursula k Le Guin
  • 1,154 BCE

    Delilah

    Angela Hunt
  • 1,035 BCE

    The Secret Chord

    Geraldine Brooks
  • 1,008 BCE

    Michal

    Jill Eileen Smith
  • 1,008 BCE

    Queenmaker

    India Edghill
  • 1,000 BCE

    Abigail

    Jill Eileen Smith
  • -982 BCE

    Bathsheba

    Jill Eileen Smith
  • -982 BCE

    Bathsheba

    Angela Hunt
  • -970 BCE

    The Legend of Sheba

    Tosca Lee
  • -820 BCE

    The Wreckage of Agathon

    John Gardner
  • -630 BCE

    Sappho's Leap

    Erica Jong
  • -602 BCE

    Call Down the Stars

    Sue Harrison
  • -556 BCE

    The Mask of Apollo

    Mary Renault
  • -500 BCE

    Only the Stones Survive

    Morgan Llwelyn
  • -500 BCE

    Creation

    Gore Vidal
  • -492 BCE

    Esther

    Angela Hunt
  • -484 BCE

    Homer's Daughter

    Robert Graves
  • -483 BCE

    Game of Queens

    India Edghill
  • -480 BCE

    The Olympian: A Tale of Ancient Greece

    ES Kraay
  • -480 BCE

    Gates of Fire

    Steven Pressfield
  • -470 BCE

    Glory and the Lightning

    Taylor Caldwell
  • -465 BCE

    Harvest of Rubies and Harvest of Gold

    Tessa Afshar
  • -458 BCE

    Lilah

    Marek Halter
  • -438 BCE

    The Mask of Apollo

    Mary Renault
  • -431 BCE

    The Last of the Wine

    Mary Renault
  • -431 BCE

    Nikias of Plataea series

    Noble Smith
  • -406 BCE

    The Wedding Shroud, The Golden Dice, Call to Juno

    Elisabeth Storrs
  • -405 BCE

    Tyrant

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • -371 BCE

    The Spartan

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • -342 BCE

    The Golden Mean

    Annabel Lyon
  • -330 BCE

    Thais of Athens

    Ivan Yefremov
  • -330 BCE

    The Afghan Campaign

    Steven Pressfield
  • -320 BCE

    Stealing Fire

    Jo Graham
  • -290 BCE

    Pride of Carthage

    David Anthony Durham
  • -275 BCE

    Colossus

    Colin Falconer
  • -228 BCE

    Salambo

    Gustave Flaubert
  • -165 BCE

    My Glorious Brothers

    Howard Fast
  • -138 BCE

    Masters of Rome series 1-3

    Colleen McCullough
  • -106 BCE

    A Pillar of Iron

    Taylor Caldwell
  • -73 BCE

    The Risen

    David Anthony Durham
  • -71 BCE

    The Parthian Series

    Peter Darman
  • -71 BCE

    Spartacus

    Howard Fast
  • -69 BCE

    Memoirs of Cleopatra

    Margaret George
  • -63 BCE

    Cleopatra's Shadow

    Emily Holleman
  • -60 BCE

    Caesar's Women

    Colleen McCullough
  • -55 BCE

    The Greener Shore

    Morgan Llywelyn
  • -51 BCE

    Hand of Isis

    Jo Graham
  • -50 BCE

    Caesar

    Colleen McCullough
  • -48 BCE

    The October Horse

    Colleen McCullough
  • -45 BCE

    Augustus

    John Williams
  • -44 BCE

    The Ides of March

    Thornton Wilder
  • -40 BCE

    Cleopatra's Daughter trilogy

    Stephanie Dray
  • -40 BCE

    Cleopatra's Daughter

    Michelle Moran
  • -39 BCE

    Agrippa's Daughter

    Howard Fast
  • -14 BCE

    Mary of Nazareth

    Marek Halter
  • -10 BCE

    I, Claudius

    Robert Graves
  • -6 BCE

    The Daughters of Palatine Hill

    Phyllis Smith
  • AD 1

    Unholy Night

    Seth Grahame-Smith
  • 5

    Great Lion of God

    Taylor Caldwell
  • 8

    An Imaginary Life

    David Malouf
  • 9

    Eagles at War

    Ben Kane
  • 9

    Soldier of Rome: The Legionary

    James Mace
  • 9

    Give Me Back My Legions!

    Harry Turtledove
  • 12

    Soldier of Rome: The Sacrovir Revolt

    James Mace
  • 13

    Soldier of Rome: Heir to Rebellion

    James Mace
  • 14

    Hunting the Eagles

    Ben Kane
  • 15

    Eagles in the Storm

    Ben Kane
  • 20

    The Maeve Chronicles

    Elizabeth Cunningham
  • 28

    Soldier of Rome: The Centurion

    James Mace
  • 31

    The Course of Honour

    Lindsey Davis
  • 33

    The Gospel According to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot

    Jeffrey Archer and Francis J. Maloney
  • 33

    The Weeping Chamber

    Sigmund Brouwer
  • 33

    I, Judas

    Taylor Caldwell
  • 33

    The Silver Chalice

    Thomas B Costain
  • 33

    The Robe

    Lloyd c Douglas
  • 33

    Mary Called Magdalene

    Margaret George
  • 33

    Magdalene

    Angela Hunt
  • 37

    The Confessions of Young Nero

    Margaret George
  • 37

    The Liars' Gospel

    Naomi Alderman
  • 41

    Claudius the God

    Robert Graves
  • 41

    Caligula

    Douglas Jackson
  • 45

    Masters of Rome

    Robert Fabbri
  • 54

    The Splendor Before the Dark

    Margaret George
  • 54

    Claudius

    Douglas Jackson
  • 60

    Hero of Rome

    Douglas Jackson
  • 60

    Boudicca trilogy

    Manda Scott
  • 60

    Imperial Governor

    George Shipway
  • 61

    Defender of Rome

    Douglas Jackson
  • 63

    Avenger of Rome

    Douglas Jackson
  • 68

    Sword of Rome

    Douglas Jackson
  • 69

    Daughters of Rome

    Kate Quinn
  • 70

    Mark of the Lion series

    Francine Rivers
  • 71

    The Inquest

    Stephen Dando-Collins
  • 74

    The Dovekeepers

    Alice Hoffman
  • 79

    Pompeii

    Robert Harris
  • 80

    Master and God

    Lindsey Davis
  • 81

    Mistress of Rome

    Kate Quinn
  • 84

    Dear and Glorious Physician

    Taylor Caldwell
  • 92

    The Seven Wonders

    Steven Saylor
  • 98

    Empress of the Seven Hills

    Kate Quinn
  • 136

    Lady of the Eternal City

    Kate Quinn
  • 161

    The Empire Series

    Anthony Riches
  • 235

    Iron and Rust

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 240

    Daughter of Sand and Stone

    Libbie Hawker
  • 246

    Helena

    Evelyn Waugh
  • 255

    Fire in the East

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 260

    Empire of Dragons

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • 260

    Lion of the Sun

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 262

    The Caspian Gates

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 263

    The Wolves of the North

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 264

    The Amber Road

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 272

    The Imperial Banner

    Nick Brown
  • 301

    Search the Seven Hills

    Barbara Hambly
  • 361

    Julian

    Gore Vidal
  • 376

    Legionary

    Gordon Doherty
  • 376

    Viper of the North

    Gordon Doherty
  • 377

    Land of the Sacred Fire

    Gordon Doherty
  • 401

    The Warlord Chronicles

    Bernard Cornwell
  • 401

    The Camulod Chronicles

    Jack Whyte
  • 424

    Attila: The Scourge of God

    Ross Laidlaw,
  • 456

    King of Kings

    Harry Sidebottom
  • 470

    The Last Legion

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • 480

    The Etruscan

    Mika Waltari
  • 500

    Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore

    Stella Duffy
  • 517

    The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora

    Stephanie Thornton
  • 1046

    Born in the Badlands

    Gordon Doherty
  • 1068

    Rise of the Golden Heart

    Gordon Doherty
  • 1071

    Island in the Storm

    Gordon Doherty
  • 1080

    People of the River

    Gear
  • 1190

    People of the Mesa

    Ardath Mayhar
  • 1200

    She Who Remembers, Voice of the Eagle, Let the Drum Speak

    Linda Lay Shuler
  • 1400

    People of the Longhouse

    Gear
  • 1400

    It Sleeps in Me

    Gear
  • 1539

    The Searing Wind, The Coming Storm, Fire in the Sky

    Gear
  • Period:
    1,300 BCE
    to
    1,240 BCE

    Circe

    Madeleine Miller
  • Period:
    1,000 BCE
    to
    -1 BCE

    Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome

    Steven Saylor
  • Period:
    -490 BCE
    to
    -323 BCE

    The Long War series

    Christian Cameron
  • Period:
    -450 BCE
    to
    -404 BCE

    Tides of War

    Steven Pressfield
  • Period:
    -431 BCE
    to
    -405 BCE

    Isle of Stone

    Nicholas Nicastro
  • Period:
    -367 BCE
    to
    -282 BCE

    God of War

    Christian Cameron
  • Period:
    -356 BCE
    to
    -323 BCE

    Tyrant Series

    Christian Cameron
  • Period:
    -356 BCE
    to
    -323 BCE

    Alexander Trilogy

    Valerio Massimo Manfredi
  • Period:
    -356 BCE
    to
    -323 BCE

    The Virtues of War

    Steven Pressfield
  • Period:
    -353 BCE
    to
    -323 BCE

    The Alexander Trilogy

    Mary Renault
  • Period:
    -100 BCE
    to
    -44 BCE

    The Emperor series

    Conn Iggulden
  • Period:
    -79 BCE
    to
    43

    Cicero Trilogy

    Robert Harris
  • Period:
    -58 BCE
    to
    -29 BCE

    I am Livia

    Phyllis Smith
  • Period:
    14
    to
    141

    Empire: The Novel of Imperial Rome

    Steven Saylor