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10 of the best in historical fiction

Amazon Customer "Judith Arnopp"
 
Peaceweaver
Peaceweaver
"my own novel, Peaceweaver, has to be number one, read the reviews, it does what it says on teh tin"
Memories of the Curlew
Memories of the Curlew
"Helen Spring evokes the long forgotten world of medieval Wales, her strong characters speak to us. a lyrical tragic story"
Footsteps
Footsteps
"i would recommend any of Katharine McMahon's books, her female characters and the application of layer upon layer of history are unsurpassed,"
The Burning Land (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 5) (Alfred the Great 5)
The Burning Land (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 5) (Alfred the Great 5)
"Bernard, the master!  his saxon chronicles, his arthur series - marvellous, faultless entertainment"
Shadow of the King (Pendragon's Banner Trilogy)
Shadow of the King (Pendragon's Banner Trilogy)
"recently repackaged in fine new covers the pendragon series is helen's masterpiece"
A Hollow Crown
A Hollow Crown
"marvellous stuff, meticulous research and unparalelled story telling. also her Harold the King."
Flambard's Confession
Flambard's Confession
"this is a well kept secret. released in the 80's i didnt get to read it until this year. unputdownable"
Wintercombe
Wintercombe
"Pamella Belle's Wintercombe series are long time favourites of mine,  the first book is superb and they get better as they go along!"
Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall  1783 - 1787
Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787
"The Poldark Series is in m opinion the best historical saga ever written.  his character's arent characters they are friends.  wholeheartedly recommmended"
The Sunne in Splendour
The Sunne in Splendour
"last but not least, Sharon Penman the queen of historical fiction.  meticulous research and wonderful storytelling in this tale of Richard iii and his wife Anne of Warwick."