2021 Top Historical Fiction

It’s that time of year again! Time for Christmas festivities and year end events. And with that comes our top selections for different reading genre’s for the year! Kicking it off with historical fiction. So many great books were released this year and none of them disappointed, so it is always difficult to narrow it down to a select few, but we do our best!

Whom Gods Destroy by Vincent B. Davis II

This has been a fantastic series and this installment continues the journey of Quintus Sertoris. This book changes direction that the series has been heading, but readers will likely see that it is for the better. We can’t wait for the next book!

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Night Bird Calling by Cathy Gohlke

Fantastic character development mixed with interracial tensions make this story a lesson that many could learn from in today’s culture. Readers will quickly fall in love with the main character and her story and cheer her on in her crusade to make her community a better place.

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When Twilight Breaks by Sarah Sundin

What historical fiction list is complete without a World War II era novel. And who better to bring one of the best than Sarah Sundin. This is a change for her typical approach by focusing on the rise of the Nazi party instead of events going on during the war. All to say, this is the beginning of a great new series!

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The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron

Can we have a list without Kristy Cambron? In short answer, of course not! Her dual timeline storytelling is masterful and this story set in France during World War II is no exception. Instead of a true time slip, her timelines converge on one another with the same characters making it doubly enjoyable!

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If It Rains by Jennifer L. Wright

Our final pick finds the characters set in the Oklahoma panhandle during the dust bowl. The story of two sisters: one who is trapped into a marriage and one who is forced to leave her home behind. The character growth of both women is phenomenal as is the settings readers will experience throughout this story of hardship.

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