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Most popular Historical adventure books

The most popular Historical adventure books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Ghost Fire
But Connie once again finds herself at the mercy of vicious men, whose appetite for war and glory lead her to the frontlines of the French battlefield in North America. As the siblings find their destinies converging once more, they realise that the vengeance and redemption they both desperately seek could cost them their lives .
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Lost Ten: A fast-paced and action-packed Roman historical thriller
A desperate rescue attempt deep behind enemy lines . Valens must marshal this disparate group of men and earn their respect, before it's too late .
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Pirata: The dramatic novel of the pirates who hunt the seas of the Roman Empire
PIRATA - the Sunday Times bestseller. An action-packed novel of Roman pirates in AD 25, from the bestselling author of the Eagles of the Empire novels including TRAITORS OF ROME.
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Pirata: The dramatic novel of the pirates who hunt the seas of the Roman Empire
PIRATA - the dramatic and action-packed novel of Roman pirates in AD 25, from the bestselling authors of INVADER and ARENA. Simon Scarrow is also the Sunday Times-bestselling author of the Eagles of the Empire novels including THE BLOOD OF ROME.
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One Fatal Flaw (Daniel Pitt Mystery 3)
How far will young barrister Daniel Pitt go to find the truth? New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry returns with the third enthralling mystery in the thrilling new generation of Pitt novels.
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Death's Dark Valley (Hugh Corbett 20)
1311. Murder and mayhem prowl the highways and coffin paths of Medieval England... The dramatic and gripping twentieth novel in the much-loved Hugh Corbett series by Paul Doherty. A dark, medieval mystery perfect for readers of C. J. Sansom, E. M. Powell and Bernard Cornwell.
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Scorpion's Strike: Empire X
The tenth instalment of the bestselling Empire Series, which sees Marcus Aquila on a mission to Gaul where a bandit turns out to be a dangerous revolutionary.
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Ambush: (Previously titled Blood Forest)
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Capitol Death: Flavia Albia 7
The next book in the gripping Flavia Albia series, by acclaimed author Lindsey Davis
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Blood Queen
The beginning of a brand new historical fiction series by bestselling author Joanna Courtney. Discover the real women behind Shakespeare's most infamous queens . . .
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Sea of Gold: Thomas Kydd 21
Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail. This will be the twenty-first novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Thomas Kydd series.
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Traitors of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 18)
Roman army officers Centurion Marco and Tribune Cato confront treachery in the ranks in the thrilling new adventure from the Sunday Times-bestselling author of THE BLOOD OF ROME
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Great Animal Escapade
Danny is happy working at Belle Vue Zoo. But then the animals start escaping and, as a former street urchin and pickpocket, suspicion falls on him. Now, he must untangle the mystery of the great animal escapade in order to clear his name.
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Sword of Justice
1367. Europe is on the brink of total war, and William Gold is right where he belongs - at the heart of the action
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Courtney's War
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Crown Agent
A ship adrift, all hands dead. A lighthouse keeper murdered in the night. The Crown needs man to find the truth. Doctor Mungo Lyon, his reputation tarnished by the Burke & Hare scandal, and forbidden to practise as a surgeon, is the wrong man. That's exactly why the Crown chose him.
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Lawless Place
Edward Brazier is enlisted by Prime Minister William Pitt to assist his investigation into smuggling activity in Deal. However, with his love Betsy now locked into a loveless marriage with Tom Spafford, a useless drunk, and living as a prisoner, Brazier is distracted from his mission.
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Oathbringer Part Two: The Stormlight Archive Book Three
The #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Words of Radiance, from epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson.
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Doctor Who: Star Tales
'Even though they're gone from the world, they're never gone from me.'The Doctor is many things - curious, funny, brave, protective of her friends...and a shameless namedropper.
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Death's Dark Valley (Hugh Corbett 20)
1311. Murder and mayhem prowl the highways and coffin paths of Medieval England... The dramatic and gripping twentieth novel in the much-loved Hugh Corbett series by Paul Doherty. A dark, medieval mystery perfect for readers of C. J. Sansom, E. M. Powell and Bernard Cornwell.
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Close Run Thing
John Pearce is hiding in Gravelines with his mysterious companion, known to him as Oliphant. Although they find a crew willing to take them back to England, they learn on the journey that Pearce's old enemies, the Tolland brothers, are still active on the route, and may have been responsible for the murder of Catherine Carruthers.
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Falling Sword
CAN GREECE RESIST THE MIGHT OF ROME? Get ready for the climax of the Roman invasion of Greece in Sunday Times bestseller Ben Kane's latest historical adventure.
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Second Midnight
From the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author comes a World War Two tale of one boy's fight for survival in Nazi Europe
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Burning Chambers
France 1562: As the Wars of Religion begin to take hold, a courageous Catholic woman and a passionate Huguenot believer find themselves united in a quest to uncover a long-buried secret . . .
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Sugar Money
Based on a remarkable and little-known true story. Martinique, 1765, and brothers Emile and Lucien are charged by their French master with a mission. While Lucien, barely in his teens, sees the trip as a great adventure, the older and worldlier Emile has no illusions of the true dangers they will face .
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Bear King
Bridging the gap between 'Game of Thrones' and Bernard Cornwell comes the third and final chapter in James Wilde's epic adventure of betrayal, battle and bloodshed .
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Christmas Gathering (Christmas Novella 17)
In New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry's seventeenth enthralling Christmas novella Victor Narraway and his wife Vespasia are invited to a country house party in Kent to celebrate the festive season. But Narraway is on a secret mission that brings back painful memories of a terrible tragedy from his past...
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Deep River
A stunningly expansive family saga of anguish, reinvention and courage from the bestselling author of Matterhorn.
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World on Fire
Their revolution would ignite a continent... An epic novel set during one of the most savage and dramatic moments in European history.
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Killer of Kings
AD 636. Anglo-Saxon Britain. Whilst escorting a group of holy men, Beobrand becomes embroiled in a conflict with the Mercian army. In the chaos that ensues, secrets are exposed, bringing into question much that Beobrand had believed true.
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Emperor Nero: The Splendour Before The Dark
A spectacular historical fiction novel about the Great Fire of Rome and the last years of Emperor Nero's reign.
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Oathbringer Part One: The Stormlight Archive Book Three
The #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Words of Radiance, from epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson.
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Alexander's Legacy: To The Strongest
The first book in a huge, bloody and brutal new series from Robert Fabbri, set after the death of Alexander the Great. Who will win the fight to control the largest empire the world has ever seen? Let the battles begin...
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Emperor of Rome
The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.
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Virgins: An Outlander Short Story
1740: Young Jamie Fraser has left Scotland and, with his best friend Ian Murray, is running with a band of mercenaries in France. Both men have good reason not to go back to their homeland: both are nursing wounds, and despite their best efforts to remedy the situation, both are still virgins.
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Gates Of Fire
________Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie.________In Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield tells the epic story of those legendary Spartans: the men and women who helped shaped our history and have themselves become as immortal as their gods.
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Eagle In The Sand (Eagles of the Empire 7)
AD 46, Judaea. A beleaguered Roman cohort must quash tribal revolts threatening the empire's eastern province. The seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes INVICTUS, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.
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To the Eastern Seas: Thomas Kydd 22
Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail: To the Eastern Seas will be the twenty-second novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Thomas Kydd series.
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Sword Saint: Empire of Salt Book III
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Lawless Place
Edward Brazier is enlisted by Prime Minister William Pitt to assist his investigation into smuggling activity in Deal. However, with his love Betsy now locked into a loveless marriage with Tom Spafford, Brazier is distracted from his mission.
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Bright Steel: Masters and Mages Book Three
Every war comes down to the flash of bright steel. Even when the air is full of magic . . .
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Floating Theatre: This captivating tale of courage and redemption will sweep you away
'Completely charming' Imogen Hermes Gowar, author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock'An engaging story with lovely detail and moments of comedy' Daily MailOhio, 1838.
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Becoming Belle
A new Historical fiction book by acclaimed Irish author Nuala O'Connor
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Suspicion of Silver
A brand-new Sir Robert Carey Mystery, full of roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.
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Blood in Eden (Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 30): An unputdownable mystery of bloodshed and betrayal
The thirtieth mystery in Peter Tremayne's long-standing and much-loved series, featuring 7th-century Irish super-sleuth Sister Fidelma
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Bachelor Establishment
A sparkling historical romance from the internationally bestselling author of the Chronicles of St Mary's series.
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Black Wings: A novel of the French Revolution
A historical novel both grand and intimate in scope, Black Wings vividly portrays, through the interlocking stories of Jacquesand his friends and their shifting commitments, the human experience of a time of great turmoil.
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Lost Ten: A fast-paced and action-packed Roman historical thriller
A desperate rescue attempt deep behind enemy lines . For readers of Bernard Cornwell, Ben Kane, Simon Scarrow and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Harry Sidebottom'Relentless, brutal, brilliant, this is Jack Reacher in ancient Rome' Ben Kane'A cracking tale.
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Old Slave and the Mastiff: The gripping story of a plantation slave's desperate escape
From a Prix Goncourt writer hailed by Milan Kundera as the "heir of Joyce and Kafka," a gripping story of an escaped slave in Martinique and the killer hound that pursues him
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Titanic Secret