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Historical Fiction 

Historical fiction is one of the most popular genres historical fiction serves as a cornerstone that vividly resurrects the ways of life from bygone eras. The genre, often characterized by its immersive storytelling and attention to detail, has produced some best-selling literary works that span decades. While this genre has historically been dismissed as trite, there is now a surge in its popularity, and their storylines explore the World War II era or other important historical epochs, readers have remained intrigued.


The Best Historical Fiction Books Of All Time

THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah 

a powerful epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression, a time when the country was in crisis and at war with itself, when millions were out of work and even the land seemed to have turned against them.


THE WHALEBONE THEATRE by Joanna Quinn, has been a success. 

A transporting, irresistible debut novel that takes its heroine, Cristabel Seagrave, from the gargantuan cavity of a beached whale into undercover operations during World War II—a story of love, bravery, lost innocence, and self-transformation.


However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. With fantastic authors as diverse as Jane Austen and Jennifer Saint, and books we have a great selection of historical fiction for you to enjoy. 


The Three Important Component Of Historical Fiction

Historical fiction is a genre in which a fictional story takes place in a past setting. There are three main components that make up historical fiction:


A new interpretation of the past set in a true historical era.

A combination of real world occurrences and fictional ones from the author’s imagination as they fill in the gaps.

Characters that are of pure fiction or based on real people (or both).

The historical era of historical fiction books plays an important part in telling the story during which it takes place in. 


Browse Our Collection Of Best Sellers In Different Genres 

At Books Turner, we stock a variety of bestsellers. We have a Crime, Thrillers and Mystery Books collection and a growing Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror section. We also stock bestselling authors from Agatha Christie to Jennifer Saint. You can also explore works from favorite historical fiction authors like Louis Stevenson,Tahereh Mafi,Joanna Quinn and more.

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