Historical Fiction Authors that ROCK

A Listmania! list by Janet L. Gomez "Enthusiast for the Past" (Byron, CA USA)
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The Skystone (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 1)
1.  The Skystone (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 1) by Jack Whyte
The list author says:
  "If Romano-British history and King Arthur are your thing, this seven-book saga is a MUST READ!! Book 8, "The Lance Thrower" is due out this fall.  You will relive every scene he describes!!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (173 customer reviews)

The Bruce Trilogy: A Superb Trilogy About Scotland's Greatest Hero (Coronet Books)
2.  The Bruce Trilogy: A Superb Trilogy About Scotland's Greatest Hero (Coronet Books) by Nigel G. Tranter
The list author says:
  "Five-star trilogy from a talented and gifted writer.  A+ books: "The MacGregor Trilogy", "Druid Sacrifices", "Margaret the Queen",  "Macbeth the King", etc."
$18.53   Used & New from: $0.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
3.  I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International) by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "Excellent story teller and masterful writer.  Also "Claudius the God and His Wife, Messalina".  You'll feel his passion for historical accuracy."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (407 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Egyptian: A Novel (Rediscovered Classics)
4.  The Egyptian: A Novel (Rediscovered Classics) by Waltari
The list author says:
  "Fervent story teller with in-tune perspectives to the times.  Enjoy "The Roman", "The Etruscan, "The Wanderer",  "The Adventurer", etc."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews)

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The Game of Kings (Lymond Chronicles, 1)
5.  The Game of Kings (Lymond Chronicles, 1) by Dorothy Dunnett
The list author says:
  "All six books of the "Lymond Chronicles" are a must!!  Invest your time in the seven books of "The House of Niccolo", and the tale of Macbeth, "King Hereafter".  She's brilliant."
$13.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Brother's Keeper
6.  My Brother's Keeper by Lorrieann Russell
The list author says:
  "YOU WILL NOT PUT THIS DOWN!!  Nor will you close its sequel, "In the Wake of Ashes", until you are done.  Heavily comtemplative, and you'll want more.  Make both a "must read" event!!"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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The Wolf Hunt
7.  The Wolf Hunt by Gillian Bradshaw
The list author says:
  "Very interesting and sensitive read.  All her works are tops.  "Beacon of Alexandria," Island of Ghosts", "Cleopatra's Heir", "The Sand-Reckoner", etc."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Caravan to Xanadu
8.  Caravan to Xanadu by Edison Marshall
The list author says:
  "Descriptive and adept historical author.  All works are excellent reads.  "Cortez and Marina", "The Earth Giant", "The Pagan King", "Great Smith".  Enjoy them all."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Ten Thousand: A Novel of Ancient Greece
9.  The Ten Thousand: A Novel of Ancient Greece by Michael Curtis Ford
The list author says:
  "Battle-saavy writer, creates heroes and generates action.  All great additions to history libraries.  "Gods and Legions", "The Last King: Rome's Greatest Enemy", and "The Sword of Attila" on the way."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Winter Mantle
10.  The Winter Mantle by Elizabeth Chadwick
The list author says:
  "Complex plots, bigger-than-life characters!  Real page turners.  "Lords of the White Castle", "The Falcons of Montabard", "The Conquest", "Daughters of the Grail", etc."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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The Persian Boy
11.  The Persian Boy by Mary Renault
The list author says:
  "5-star author of Greek epics.  Her tales are vivid and depict heroism and valor.  "The Praise Singer", "Funeral Games", "The Last of the Wine", "Fire from Heaven", "The King Must Die", etc."
$12.90   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
12.  A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury by Edith Pargeter
The list author says:
  "Her works are excellent, her stories absorbing.  "The Brothers of Gwynedd Quartet", and "The Heaven Trilogy" illustrate her experitise for historical writing."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Until the Sun Falls
13.  Until the Sun Falls by Cecelia Holland
The list author says:
  "Riveting and mesmeric historical tales.  Expressive writing style.  "Kings in Winter", "City of God: A Novel of the Borgias", "The Earl", "The Death of Attila", "Two Ravens", etc."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Hippopotamus Marsh: Lord of the Two Lands: Volume I (Lords of the Two Lands)
14.  Hippopotamus Marsh: Lord of the Two Lands: Volume I (Lords of the Two Lands) by Pauline Gedge
The list author says:
  "Egyptian history comes to life!!  Expressive and compelling. "The Oasis" and "The Horus Road" complete trilogy. "The Twelfth Transforming", "Lady of the Reeds", "House of Illusions", etc."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Journeyer
15.  The Journeyer by Gary Jennings
The list author says:
  "Open this book, and you're hooked.  Exotic, erotic, and heroic. "Raptor", "Aztec", "Aztec Blood", "Aztec Autumn" are cleverly crafted and great reads."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (173 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
16.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "How about a little history/fantasy?  You'll swear you're reading about the Middle Ages with a touch of magic. The four-book Song of Ice and Fire series is sizzling!!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,875 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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