The list author says: "Here are my favorite historical fiction novels. I am a huge fan of Bernard Cornwell so if you like his books you will like these others on my list. I am including some of Cornwells works as well. Simmon Scarrow is a very good writer and he rivals cornwell in his detailed battles. his books are from the Roman era as well as the French-British war in the late 1700's early 1800's and focus on Wellington and Napoleon."