Historical Fiction Ebooks

Loved by readers and critics alike, fascinating historical fiction ebooks should be on your must-read list. Ranging from mysteries set in Victorian London to romances amid the American Revolution, the popular historical fiction category offers history buffs and everyday readers intriguing escapes into other time periods. Here are some of the historical fiction titles our customers have been loving.

Loved by readers and critics alike, fascinating historical fiction ebooks should be on your must-read list. Ranging from mysteries set in Victorian London to romances amid the American Revolution, the popular historical fiction category offers history buffs and everyday readers intriguing escapes into other time periods. Here are some of the historical fiction titles our customers have been loving.

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Hang the Moon: A Novel
Hang the Moon: A Novel
Hang the Moon: A Novel
Hang the Moon: A Novel
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Hang the Moon: A Novel

byJeannette Walls

“A rollicking tale.” —The Washington Post *“Propulsive.” —Associated Press * “Wild, smart, energetic.” —Los Angeles Times * “Brilliant and effervescent.” —NPR From the #1 bestselling author of The Glass Castle, the instant New York Times bestseller a “rip-roaring, action-packed” (The New York Times) novel about an indomitable young woman in prohibition-era Virginia. Sallie Kincaid is the daughter of the biggest man in a small town, the charismatic Duke Kincaid. Born at the turn of the 20th century into a life of comfort and privilege, Sallie remembers little about her mother who died in a violent argument with the Duke. By the time she is just eight years old, the Duke has remarried and had a son, Eddie. While Sallie is her father’s daughter, sharp-witted and resourceful, Eddie is his mother’s son, timid and cerebral. When Sallie tries to teach young Eddie to be more like their father, her daredevil coaching leads to an accident, and Sallie is cast out. Nine years later, she returns, determined to reclaim her place in the family. That’s a lot more complicated than Sallie expected, and she enters a world of conflict and lawlessness. Sallie confronts the secrets and scandals that hide in the shadows of the Big House, navigates the factions in the family and town, and finally comes into her own as a bold, sometimes reckless bootlegger. “You’ll fall in love with Sallie on the very first page and keep rooting for her all the way through to the last” (Good Housekeeping) in this thrilling read that “goes down easy…like the forbidden whisky that defines the life of Sallie Kincaid” (Associated Press).

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About Historical Fiction

Find yourself transported back in time with some of the best historical fiction ebooks out there. The best historical fiction works like the Wardrobe into Narnia—a kind of magic of the imagination that transports us back in time to a fully realized world and very specific times and places. A past that is both alive and active is shown to us. The best historical fiction books break down the distance between now and the past, making us think about our own faces in history's mirror. And asking us to consider how that reflects on our present. In the early 19th century, Sir Walter Scott and his contemporaries began writing historical fiction ebooks. There have been many subgenres of historical fiction since then, including the ever-popular historical romance. Historical fiction has grown in popularity over the past two centuries and has gained passionate readers who are known as sticklers for historical accuracy. When done right, a historical fiction novel exemplifies and carefully considers the manners, social conditions, and other details of the time period in which the novel is set. Bestsellers in historical fiction include The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Gone with the Wind, and The Red Tent. This genre has a strong hold on readers' imaginations and hearts.

Find yourself transported back in time with some of the best historical fiction ebooks out there. The best historical fiction works like the Wardrobe into Narnia—a kind of magic of the imagination that transports us back in time to a fully realized world and very specific times and places. A past that is both alive and active is shown to us. The best historical fiction books break down the distance between now and the past, making us think about our own faces in history's mirror. And asking us to consider how that reflects on our present. In the early 19th century, Sir Walter Scott and his contemporaries began writing historical fiction ebooks. There have been many subgenres of historical fiction since then, including the ever-popular historical romance. Historical fiction has grown in popularity over the past two centuries and has gained passionate readers who are known as sticklers for historical accuracy. When done right, a historical fiction novel exemplifies and carefully considers the manners, social conditions, and other details of the time period in which the novel is set. Bestsellers in historical fiction include The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Gone with the Wind, and The Red Tent. This genre has a strong hold on readers' imaginations and hearts.