Historical Fiction at its Finest

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The Queen's Fool
1.  The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
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  "The lethal rivalry between the Tudor sisters, as seen through the eyes of a clarivoyant fool"
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The Secret Lion (The Spymaster Chronicles)
2.  The Secret Lion (The Spymaster Chronicles) by Christopher Gortner
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  "A thrilling novel of suspense and adventure set in the final days of Edward VI's reign: the dark side of Tudor England comes to life!"
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Lords of the Two Lands - Vol 1
3.  Lords of the Two Lands - Vol 1 by Pauline Gedge
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  "Mesmerizing triology about the struggle against the Hyksos in ancient Egypt"
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When We Were Gods
4.  When We Were Gods by Colin Falconer
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  "One of the best novels about Cleopatra, unsentimental and rich"
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The Game Of Kings: The Lymond Chronicles
5.  The Game Of Kings: The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett
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  "The masterful and complex Lymond Chronicles set in 16th century Europe begins"
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A Hollow Crown
6.  A Hollow Crown by Helen Hollick
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  "Wonderful rendering of the little-known Emma of Normandy"
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The Sunne in Splendour
7.  The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Penman
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  "Riveting depiction of the War of the Roses and the legendary Richard III"
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The Last Prince of Ireland
8.  The Last Prince of Ireland by Morgan Llywelyn
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  "Superb tale of Donal Cam O' Sullivan and the fall of Ireland's royalty"
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The Skystone (Camulod Chronicles)
9.  The Skystone (Camulod Chronicles) by Jack Whyte
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  "Unique Roman-based take on the Arthurian legend"
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The Birth Of Venus
10.  The Birth Of Venus by Sarah Dunant
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  "Renaissance Florence, art and defiant love: a great read!"
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Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle: Boudica 1
11.  Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle: Boudica 1 by Manda Scott
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  "Fantastical account of the Celtic warrior queen, Boudicca"
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The Constant Princess
12.  The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
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  "Catherine of Aragon fights for her throne. Fun but not very deep."
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Time and Chance (Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy 2)
13.  Time and Chance (Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy 2) by Sharon Penman
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  "Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry Plantagent's tumultous union, as depicted by a master historical novelist"
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To the Tower Born: A Novel of the Lost Princes
14.  To the Tower Born: A Novel of the Lost Princes by Robin Maxwell
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  "The legendary plight of the lost princes revisted, mysterious and engaging"
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The Borgia Bride
15.  The Borgia Bride by Jeanne Kalogridis
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  "Sancha of Aragon duels with the lethal, incestous Borgia clan"
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The Burning Times
16.  The Burning Times by Jeanne Kalogridis
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  "Pagans strive for survival in Inquisition-ridden medieval France, rich and atmospheric"
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Farewell, my Queen
17.  Farewell, my Queen by Chantal Thomas
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  "Doomed Marie Antoinette and lady-in-waiting's memories of Versailles"
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