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Let us transport you to a more exciting time with our wide-ranging selection of historical fiction titles. Whether you’re mad about mysteries or desperate for some Dickens, we have something for every reading taste.

Those who love the classics will discover novels by authors such as Thomas Hardy and Daniel Defoe as well as historical romances by acclaimed authors including Rosemary Hawley Jarman and Norah Lofts, which will take you from the medieval English courts to war-torn Europe.

Thrill-seekers will be gripped by our award-winning historical crime fiction imprint, The Mystery Press. Covering a range of genres, each title is steeped in historical detail with a strong regional setting, appealing to both serious crime fiction devotees as well as all those who simply enjoy a good read.

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