New historical fiction books
Fiona McIntosh shares five surprising facts she learned while researching The Champagne War.
Sweep your book club off to the sun-kissed vineyards of rural France.
The bestselling author on how a trip to Cape Town inspired her fascinating historical fiction novel.
Nicole Alexander reflects on creating her outback saga, The Cedar Tree.
Impress your book club with a 1940s themed party to discuss Khaki Town by Judy Nunn.
Transport your book club to Queensland during World War II with Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, Khaki Town.
The author discusses the research and inspiration behind her historical fiction novel, Master Of My Fate.
Examine history from a fresh perspective with Martha Hall Kelly’s runaway bestseller.
Transport your book club from St Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.
Nicole Alexander reflects on the inspiration and research behind Stone Country.
Bring Tom and Meg Keneally’s unlikely sleuths into your book club fold.
Treat your reading group with Leah Kaminsky’s poignant and cautionary tale.
Transport your book club friends to the sweeping rural vistas of Stone Country.
Popular historical fiction books
Max looked at his watch, and a sinking realisation that he was late plunged through him.
It wasn’t me!
I didn’t dare look at the palm of my hand for fear of seeing the bruising arc pattern of fingernails from the clenching of my fist moments earlier.
Later, when people asked about her travels, Sophie would put it simply: the trip to Europe as a bride was hazy in her memory, but she would never forget the voyage home as a widow.
My mother kept bees: Apis mellifera ligustica, the Ligurian bee, which exists in its purest strain here on Kangaroo Island.