Popular Historical Books 2021

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The Sisters of Alameda Street

The Sisters of Alameda Street

Lorena HughesJuly 4, 2017$1.99

A generational saga that mixes historical fiction with the romance and intrigue of a Latin soap opera. When Malena Sevilla's tidy, carefully planned w...

The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway

Amor TowlesOctober 5, 2021$14.99

“[T]ransporting . . . a rollicking cross-country adventure, rife with unforgettable characters, vivid scenery and suspense that will keep readers fl...

The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles

Madeline MillerMarch 6, 2012$10.99

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put dow...

Learning to See

Learning to See

Elise HooperJanuary 22, 2019$1.99

If you liked Sold on a Monday and Beautiful Exiles, you'll love this novel about strong-willed trailblazing photographer, Dorothea Lange, whose fame g...

The Rose Code

The Rose Code

Kate QuinnMarch 9, 2021$11.99

“The reigning queen of historical fiction” --  Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue ...

A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow

Amor TowlesSeptember 6, 2016$8.99

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility and the forthcoming novel The Lincoln Highway, a story about a man who is ordered...

The Paris Apartment

The Paris Apartment

Kelly BowenApril 20, 2021$2.99

This heart-wrenching novel about family and war unearths generations of secrets and sacrifices—perfect for fans of The Paris Orphan and The Lost Gir...

The Stolen Lady

The Stolen Lady

Laura MorelliSeptember 21, 2021$11.99

From the acclaimed author of The Night Portrait comes a stunning historical novel about two women, separated by five hundred years, who each hide Leon...

Circe

Circe

Madeline MillerApril 10, 2018$11.99

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the mos...

The Evening and the Morning

The Evening and the Morning

Ken FollettSeptember 15, 2020$12.99

#1 New York Times Bestseller An Amazon Best Book of 2020 A thrilling and addictive new novel--a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth --set in England a...

The Book of Lost Names

The Book of Lost Names

Kristin HarmelJuly 21, 2020$12.99

“A fascinating, heartrending page-turner that, like the real-life forgers who inspired the novel, should never be forgotten.” —Kristina McMorris...

The Alice Network

The Alice Network

Kate QuinnJune 6, 2017$10.99

Featuring an exclusive excerpt from Kate Quinn's next incredible historical novel, THE HUNTRESS NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER #1 GLOBE AND...

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone

Diana GabaldonNovember 23, 2021$15.99

#1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon returns with the newest novel in the epic Outlander series.   The past may seem the safest pl...

The Other Queen

The Other Queen

Philippa GregorySeptember 16, 2008$1.99

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” ( USA TODAY ) Philippa Gregory—a dazzling new novel about the intriguing,...

The Forest of Vanishing Stars

The Forest of Vanishing Stars

Kristin HarmelJuly 6, 2021$12.99

Parade “Best Books of Summer” pick * Real Simple summer reading pick * SheReads “Best WWII Fiction of Summer 2021” pick The New York Times bes...

The Henna Artist

The Henna Artist

Alka JoshiMarch 3, 2020$11.99

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK "Captivated me from the first chapter to the final page."—Reese Wit...

The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

Colson WhiteheadJuly 16, 2019$11.99

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad , Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another str...

When We Were Young & Brave

When We Were Young & Brave

Hazel GaynorOctober 6, 2020$1.99

"Gaynor's story of courage and strength will make you believe in the heroic spirit in each of us." —Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Times bestselling auth...

Before We Were Yours

Before We Were Yours

Lisa WingateJune 6, 2017$12.99

THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—Over two million copies sold! A New York Times ,  USA Today,   Wall Street Journal,  and  Publishers Weekly&...

The Lost Apothecary

The Lost Apothecary

Sarah PennerMarch 2, 2021$14.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Hello! magazine, Oprah.com, Bustle, Popsugar, Be...

A Perfect Plan

A Perfect Plan

Alyssa DrakeApril 2, 2019$0.99

An opinionated tomboy must navigate the dangers of society, unaware her brother's killer is lurking in her midst. When her brother's ship sinks off th...

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

Fiona DavisAugust 4, 2020$11.99

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick and a  New York Times bestseller !   “A page-turner for booklovers everywhere! . . . A story of fami...

The Huntress

The Huntress

Kate QuinnFebruary 26, 2019$10.99

"...compulsively readable historical fiction…[a] powerful novel about unusual women facing sometimes insurmountable odds with grace, grit, love and ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather MorrisSeptember 4, 2018$10.99

The #1 International Bestseller & New York Times Bestseller This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were...

The Book of Lost Friends

The Book of Lost Friends

Lisa WingateApril 7, 2020$10.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic historical novel of three young women searching for...

The Nature of Fragile Things

The Nature of Fragile Things

Susan MeissnerFebruary 2, 2021$13.99

April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but ...

El italiano

El italiano

Arturo Pérez-ReverteSeptember 21, 2021$10.99

LA NUEVA NOVELA DE ARTURO PÉREZ-REVERTE Una historia de amor, mar y guerra «Su estilo elegante se combina con un gran manejo de la lengua española....

Sunflower Sisters

Sunflower Sisters

Martha Hall KellyMarch 30, 2021$14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Martha Hall Kelly’s million-copy bestseller Lilac Girls introduced readers to Caroline Ferriday. Now, in Sunflower Sis...

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room

Marie BenedictJanuary 8, 2019$16.99

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER Bestselling author Marie Benedict reveals the story of a brilliant woman scientist only remembe...

The Lost Vintage

The Lost Vintage

Ann MahJune 19, 2018$1.99

“If you enjoyed Sarah’s Key and Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, then this wonderful book by Ann Mah is for you.”   -- Ta...

America's First Daughter

America's First Daughter

Stephanie Dray & Laura KamoieMarch 1, 2016$6.99

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors ...

Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls

Martha Hall KellyApril 5, 2016$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One million copies sold! Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reve...

Hour of the Witch

Hour of the Witch

Chris BohjalianMay 4, 2021$13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • “Absolutely riveting historical fiction that reads like the most page-turning of thrillers.” — Lisa Scottoline, b...

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Kim Michele RichardsonMay 7, 2019$15.99

"…a hauntingly atmospheric love letter to the first mobile library in Kentucky and the fierce, brave packhorse librarians who wove their way from sh...

How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time

Matt HaigFebruary 6, 2018$10.99

From the  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Midnight Library. “A quirky romcom dusted with philosophical observations….A d...

Winter Garden

Winter Garden

Kristin HannahFebruary 2, 2010$11.99

Can a woman ever really know herself if she doesn't know her mother? From the author of the smash-hit bestseller Firefly Lane and True Colors comes Kr...

Winter of the World

Winter of the World

Ken FollettSeptember 18, 2012$7.99

"This book is truly epic. . . . The reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages." — The Huffington Post Picking up where Fall of Giant...

The Gracelin O'Malley Trilogy

The Gracelin O'Malley Trilogy

Ann MooreApril 3, 2018$2.99

This “elegantly written” trilogy follows an unforgettable Irish heroine from the potato famine through immigrating to America (Eileen Goudge). &#x...

The Paris Library

The Paris Library

Janet Skeslien CharlesFebruary 9, 2021$14.99

An instant New York Times, Washington Post, and USA TODAY bestseller—based on the true story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Par...

Miss Benson's Beetle

Miss Benson's Beetle

Rachel JoyceNovember 3, 2020$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • “A beautifully written, extraordinary quest in which two ordinary, overlooked women embark on an unlikely scient...

Eternal

Eternal

Lisa ScottolineMarch 23, 2021$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   #1 bestselling author Lisa Scottoline offers a sweeping and shattering epic of historical fiction fueled by shocking ...

The Things We Cannot Say

The Things We Cannot Say

Kelly RimmerMarch 19, 2019$9.99

Now a New York Times bestseller! From the author of Truths I Never Told You, Before I Let You Go, and the upcoming The Warsaw Orphan, Kelly Rimme...

The Woman at the Gates

The Woman at the Gates

Chrystyna Lucyk-BergerSeptember 2, 2021$0.99

1944, Germany. Gazing through the barbed wire, Antonia makes a vow: she will not let her family die in this camp. She will find a way for them to esca...

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur

Alka JoshiJune 22, 2021$14.99

 A NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HENNA ARTIST,  A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK Good Morning America’s “27 Books for June"   Po...

I Always Loved You

I Always Loved You

Robin OliveiraFebruary 4, 2014$1.99

A story of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, from the  New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter Robin Oliveira’s latest novel, W...

The Island of Sea Women

The Island of Sea Women

Lisa SeeMarch 5, 2019$13.99

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A mesmerizing new historical novel” ( O, The Oprah Magazine ) from Lisa See, the bestselling author of The Tea Girl...

The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth

Ken FollettJuly 9, 1990$9.99

#1 New York Times Bestseller Oprah's Book Club Selection The “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” ( Booklist ) that changed the course of ...

The Room on Rue Amelie

The Room on Rue Amelie

Kristin HarmelMarch 27, 2018$11.99

A moving and entrancing novel set in Paris during World War II about an American woman, a dashing pilot, and a young Jewish girl whose fates unexpecte...

The Chelsea Girls

The Chelsea Girls

Fiona DavisJuly 30, 2019$2.99

The bright lights of the theater district, the glamour and danger of 1950s New York, and the wild scene at the iconic Chelsea Hotel come together in a...

Virgins: An Outlander Novella

Virgins: An Outlander Novella

Diana GabaldonApril 8, 2016$3.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A young Jamie Fraser learns what it really means to become a man in this Outlander prequel novella. Featuring all t...

The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom

Bernard CornwellMarch 17, 2009$6.99

The first installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real...

Fall of Giants

Fall of Giants

Ken FollettSeptember 28, 2010$7.99

Ken Follett’s magnificent historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Ru...

Royal

Royal

Danielle SteelAugust 18, 2020$8.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this spellbinding tale from Danielle Steel, a princess is sent away to safety during World War II, where she falls...

World Without End

World Without End

Ken FollettOctober 9, 2007$9.99

#1 New York Times Bestseller In 1989, Ken Follett astonished the literary world with  The Pillars of the Earth , a sweeping epic novel set in twe...

The Heretic's Daughter

The Heretic's Daughter

Kathleen KentSeptember 3, 2008$9.99

A courageous woman fights to survive the darkest days of the Salem Witch Trials in this "heart-wrenching story of family love and sacrifice" ( US...

Written in My Own Heart's Blood

Written in My Own Heart's Blood

Diana GabaldonJune 10, 2014$9.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • The eighth book in Diana Gabaldon’s acclaimed Outlander saga, the basis for the Starz original series. ...

The Diamond Eye

The Diamond Eye

Kate QuinnMarch 29, 2022$14.99

The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet librarian who becomes history’s de...

The House I Loved

The House I Loved

Tatiana de RosnayFebruary 14, 2012$11.99

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept comes an absorbing new novel about one woman's resistance during an époqu...

Madam

Madam

Cari Lynn & Kellie MartinFebruary 25, 2014$8.99

When vice had a legal home and jazz was being born—the captivating story of an infamous true-life madam   New Orleans, 1900. Mary Deubler makes...

Rome and the Conquest of Mesopotamia (Book 8 of The Veteran of Rome Series)

Rome and the Conquest of Mesopotamia (Book 8 of The Veteran of Rome Series)

William KelsoJanuary 17, 2018$3.99

Spring 115 AD. On Rome’s Parthian frontier the war rages on between Emperor Trajan’s legions and the ineffective, distracted Parthian forces. In t...

Nightfall Over Shanghai

Nightfall Over Shanghai

Daniel KallaJanuary 26, 2016$11.99

Passion, espionage, and battlefield drama: the loves and fears of one remarkable family unfold against the Second World War's Pacific theatre in Danie...

Beneath the Darkest Sky

Beneath the Darkest Sky

Jason OverstreetJanuary 30, 2018$5.99

In this riveting and emotionally powerful historical drama, an ex-FBI agent plunges into the darkest shadows of 1930s Europe, where everything he love...

Daniel

Daniel

Richard AdamsDecember 5, 2014$4.99

Born into the most desperate circumstances in slave-quarters in the deep South at the end of the nineteenth century, Daniel grows up a slave on a cott...

Mistress of the Ritz

Mistress of the Ritz

Melanie BenjaminMay 21, 2019$9.99

A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II...

The Paris Hours

The Paris Hours

Alex GeorgeMay 5, 2020$2.99

“Like All the Light We Cannot See , The Paris Hours explores the brutality of war and its lingering effects with cinematic intensity. The ending wil...

Warriors of the Storm

Warriors of the Storm

Bernard CornwellJanuary 19, 2016$10.99

The ninth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real...

The Long Flight Home

The Long Flight Home

Alan HladJune 25, 2019$1.99

A USA Today Bestseller  Inspired by fascinating, true, yet little-known events during World War II, The Long Flight Home is a testament to the po...

All Quiet on The Western Front

All Quiet on The Western Front

Erich Maria RemarqueJanuary 17, 2021$2.99

One by one the boys begin to fall… In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop o...

An Echo in the Bone

An Echo in the Bone

Diana GabaldonSeptember 22, 2009$9.99

NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • The seventh book in Diana Gabaldon’s acclaimed Outlander saga, the basis for the Starz original series. Don’t ...

The Burning Land

The Burning Land

Bernard CornwellMarch 2, 2010$10.99

The fifth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling Saxon Tales chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like ...

War Lord

War Lord

Bernard CornwellNovember 24, 2020$14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “I gulped it right down. Excellent, as always. . . . Cornwell brings battles to life like no one else.” –George R.R. M...

The Indigo Girl

The Indigo Girl

Natasha BoydOctober 3, 2017$7.99

“Natasha’s writing is a fresh and modern spin on great Southern literature.” - Ashley Pullo, author of the New Amsterdam series, praise for the ...

Eye of the Needle

Eye of the Needle

Ken FollettJuly 7, 2015$11.99

The worldwide phenomenon from the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, A Column of Fire , and The Evening and the Mornin...

The Song of Achilles (Enhanced Edition) (Enhanced Edition)

The Song of Achilles (Enhanced Edition) (Enhanced Edition)

Madeline MillerMarch 6, 2012$11.99

Enter the world of Homer's ancient Greece with the enhanced e-book edition of The Song of Achilles. This edition lets you further engage with this com...

The Girl They Left Behind

The Girl They Left Behind

Roxanne VeletzosOctober 9, 2018$12.99

A sweeping historical romance that is “gripping, tragic, yet filled with passion and hope” (Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author), offeri...

Katherine

Katherine

Anya SetonDecember 4, 1954$2.99

This classic romance novel tells the true story of the love affair that changed history—that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancas...

Edge of Eternity

Edge of Eternity

Ken FollettSeptember 16, 2014$9.99

Ken Follett's extraordinary historical epic, the Century Trilogy, reaches its sweeping, passionate conclusion. In Fall of Giants and Winter of the Wor...

The Berlin Girl

The Berlin Girl

Mandy RobothamOctober 29, 2020$9.99

***A USA Today Bestseller.*** The heart-wrenching and unforgettable tale of a world on the brink of war from the internationally bestselling author of...

The Outlander Series Bundle: Books 1, 2, 3, and 4

The Outlander Series Bundle: Books 1, 2, 3, and 4

Diana GabaldonApril 28, 2015$32.99

There’s never been a better time to discover the novels behind the blockbuster Starz original series Outlander . Blending rich historical fiction wi...

The Rainbow

The Rainbow

Carly SchabowskiJuly 28, 2021$3.99

‘Oh my gosh I don’t know where to start, this book broke me… it will stay with me for a very long time... heartbreaking, poignant, gripping and ...

The Secrets of Latimer House

The Secrets of Latimer House

Jules WakeAugust 30, 2021$3.99

In the war against Hitler every secret counts… ‘Shines a light on a part of the British war effort I’d previously not been aware of…a fascinat...

The Paris Seamstress

The Paris Seamstress

Natasha LesterSeptember 18, 2018$9.99

For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale comes an internationally bestselling World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and pro...

A Breath of Snow and Ashes

A Breath of Snow and Ashes

Diana GabaldonSeptember 27, 2005$9.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • The sixth book in Diana Gabaldon’s acclaimed Outlander saga, the basis for the Starz original series. D...

The Eagle's Claw

The Eagle's Claw

Jeff ShaaraJune 1, 2021$14.99

In a riveting tale that picks up where To Wake the Giant left off, New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara transports us to the Battle of Midway...

Code Name Hélène

Code Name Hélène

Ariel LawhonMarch 31, 2020$10.99

"This fully animated portrait of Nancy Wake . . . will fascinate readers of World War II history and thrill fans of fierce, brash, independent women, ...

Shōgun

Shōgun

James ClavellAugust 20, 2015$6.99

After Englishman John Blackthorne is lost at sea, he awakens in a place few Europeans know of and even fewer have seen--Nippon. Thrust into the closed...

Sharpe's Triumph

Sharpe's Triumph

Bernard CornwellMarch 17, 2009$9.99

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the second installment in the world-renowned Sharpe series, chronicling the rise of Rich...

Scourge of Wolves

Scourge of Wolves

David GilmanDecember 14, 2017$8.99

'Heart-pounding action' THE TIMES . Winter, 1361. After two decades of conflict, Edward III has finally agreed a treaty with the captive French King, ...

The Earth's Children Series 6-Book Bundle

The Earth's Children Series 6-Book Bundle

Jean M. AuelFebruary 18, 2013$42.99

A literary phenomenon, Jean M. Auel’s prehistoric odyssey is one of the best-loved sagas of our time. Employing meticulous research and the consumma...

Sons of Thunder

Sons of Thunder

Giles KristianSeptember 25, 2012$5.99

In the heart of the ninth century, ferocious men wielding swords and gleaming axes dare face a massive Crusader force. And in Giles Kristian’s thril...

Gate of the Dead

Gate of the Dead

David GilmanDecember 21, 2015$8.99

'A gripping chronicle of pitched battle, treachery and cruelty' ROBERT FABBRI. Tuscany, 1358: Thomas Blackstone has built a formidable reputation in e...

Viking Warrior

Viking Warrior

Griff HoskerJune 19, 2014$5.99

The Vikings on the Island of Man are set on revenge. Their families have been kidnapped and taken to Ireland. To rescue them they find themselves figh...

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Maggie O'FarrellJune 2, 2008$2.99

From the New York Times best-selling author of Hamnet comes a gothic, intricate tale of family secrets, lost lives, and the freedom brought by truth...

The Riviera House

The Riviera House

Natasha LesterAugust 31, 2021$9.99

A lush and engrossing novel of one woman’s quest to keep Nazis from stealing priceless art during WWII, perfect for fans of The Rose Code.   Pa...

An Imperfect Engagement

An Imperfect Engagement

Alyssa DrakeJune 25, 2019$2.99

Planning her wedding takes a dangerous turn, when a woman realizes a member of her engagement party would rather kill her than walk down the aisl...

The Woman with the Blue Star

The Woman with the Blue Star

Pam JenoffMay 4, 2021$11.99

"An emotional novel that you will never forget." —Lisa Scottoline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eternal From the author of...

The Queen's Fortune

The Queen's Fortune

Allison PatakiFebruary 11, 2020$2.99

A sweeping novel about the extraordinary woman who captured Napoleon’s heart, created a dynasty, and changed the course of history—from the New Yo...

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

Michael ShaaraJune 12, 1975$7.99

“My favorite historical novel . . . a superb re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its real importance is its insight into what the war was a...

Under Enemy Colors

Under Enemy Colors

S. Thomas RussellSeptember 6, 2007$11.99

Born to an English father and a French mother, lieutenant Charles Saunders Hayden?s career is damned by his ?mixed? heritage. Assigned to the HMS Them...

The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece

Fiona DavisAugust 7, 2018$12.99

In this captivating novel, New York Times  bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central T...