Historical Fiction: England's Civil War and Restoration Period

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The list author says: "This list is of novels I've come across set during England's Civil War and the Restoration Period and the reign of Charles II. I haven't read all of them yet, but I'm sure trying."
Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics)
1.  Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics) by Kathleen Winsor
The list author says:
  "The granddaddy of them all and so scandalous when published in the 40's it was banned in Boston. Although quite tame by today's comparison."
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The King's General
2.  The King's General by Daphne Du Maurier
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  "A most unusual love story, set in Cornwall. This is one of Du Maurier's best."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

The Quickenberry Tree
3.  The Quickenberry Tree by Annette Motley
The list author says:
  "Excellent, this book covers the Heron family from the start of the Civil War through the coronation of Charles II."
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Wintercombe
4.  Wintercombe by Pamela Belle
The list author says:
  "The first in a four book series set during the Civil War as Puritan Silence St. Barbe meets Royalist cavalier Nick Hellier."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Herald of Joy
5.  Herald of Joy by Pamela Belle
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  "Herald of Joy picks up with the St. Barbe family six years after the close of Wintercombe."
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A Falling Star
6.  A Falling Star by Pamela Belle
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  "Pamela Belle continues the saga of the St. Barbe family as Silence's grandson Alexander returns home upon his father's from his *exile* on the continent death to take over management of Wintercombe - and brings quite a notorious reputation with him."
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Treason's Gift
7.  Treason's Gift by Pamela Belle
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  "Treason's Gift is the fourth and last book in Belle's series on the St. Barbe family of Wintercombe."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Moon In The Water
8.  Moon In The Water by Pamela Belle
The list author says:
  "First of a trilogy on the Royalist Heron family and the star crossed lovers Thomazine and Francis."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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The Chains of Fate
9.  The Chains of Fate by Pamela Belle
The list author says:
  "Chains of Fate picks up Thomazine's story where The Moon in the Water left off. Desperate with grief over the death of her beloved, Thomazine is manipulated into marrying Sir Dominic Drakelon."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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London in Chains: An English Civil War Novel
10.  London in Chains: An English Civil War Novel by Gillian Bradshaw
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  "Haven't read this one yet, waiting for the library to get it in."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Alethea
11.  Alethea by Pamela Belle
The list author says:
  "Alethea is the oldest daughter of Thomazine Heron, whose story was told in The Moon in the Water and The Chains of Fate. Her desire to paint brings her to London during the reign of Charles II."
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Dark Angels: A Novel
12.  Dark Angels: A Novel by Karleen Koen
The list author says:
  "Set during the reign of Charles II. The main character is a maid of honor to Charles' sister Henrietta Marie."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The White Witch
13.  The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge
The list author says:
  "This one's sitting on the pile waiting for it's turn."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Child From The Sea
14.  The Child From The Sea by Elizabeth Goudge
The list author says:
  "Goudge's novel is a romanticized version of the life of Lucy Walter, long-time mistress to Charles Stuart (or was she his wife?), before he ascended the throne of England as well as mother to the Duke of Monmouth."
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Splendid Defiance
15.  Splendid Defiance by Stella Riley
The list author says:
  "It's 1644 and Royalist Cavalier Justin Ambrose has been relegated to duty at the soon-to-be-besieged Banbury Castle. While the Royalists hold the castle for the King the townspeople are solidly Puritan, including Abigail (Abby) Radford."
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Garland of Straw
16.  Garland of Straw by Stella Riley
The list author says:
  "This novel covers the period between the *two* Civil wars and the trial and execution of Charles I. Very very hard to find a reasonable copy of Riley's books."
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The King's Touch
17.  The King's Touch by Jude Morgan
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  "This is about Charle's illegitimate son The Duke of Monmouth."
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The Black Madonna
18.  The Black Madonna by Stella Riley
The list author says:
  "I believe this book precedes Garland of Straw. Keeping my fingers crossed for an ILL request."
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Rebels and Traitors
19.  Rebels and Traitors by Lindsey Davis
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  "Coming out in January 2010."
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Hester: The Missing Years of The Scarlet Letter: A Novel
20.  Hester: The Missing Years of The Scarlet Letter: A Novel by Paula Reed
The list author says:
  "I loved The Scarlet Letter. This is one of those could be a hit or a miss books but I have to try it and see. Coming out in February 2010."
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The Vizard Mask
21.  The Vizard Mask by Diana Norman
The list author says:
  "I've heard a lot of good word about this one and was lucky to receive this on a give-away - thanks Suzanne."
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Royal Flush: The Story of Minette
22.  Royal Flush: The Story of Minette by Margaret Irwin
The list author says:
  "The story of Charles' younger sister Minette. A bit dry but still interesting."
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Civil Blood
23.  Civil Blood 
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Rider on a White Horse
24.  Rider on a White Horse by Rosemary Sutcliff
The list author says:
  "I've not yet read any of Sutcliff's books but she comes highly recommended. This looks to be a bit rare, but don't forget to check your library."
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The Winter Hare
25.  The Winter Hare by Joan E. Goodman
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Wife to Charles II
26.  Wife to Charles II by Hilda Lewis
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The Loves of Charles II: The Stuart Saga
27.  The Loves of Charles II: The Stuart Saga by Jean Plaidy
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The Merry Monarch's Wife: The Story of Catherine of Braganza (A Queens of England Novel)
28.  The Merry Monarch's Wife: The Story of Catherine of Braganza (A Queens of England Novel) by Jean Plaidy
$12.10   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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