10 Absorbing Novels You'd Never Guess Were Historically Accurate

These historical fiction novels don't sacrifice accuracy for style or verve.

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The Chaneysville Incident

The Chaneysville Incident

By David Bradley

Creek Mary's Blood

Creek Mary's Blood

By Dee Brown

Fire from Heaven

Fire from Heaven

By Mary Renault

Jubilee

Jubilee

By Margaret Walker

Promised to the Crown

Promised to the Crown

By Aimie K. Runyan

Harry Gold

Harry Gold

By Millicent Dillon

Lady Magdalen

Lady Magdalen

By Robin Jenkins

Orhan's Inheritance

Orhan's Inheritance

By Aline Ohanesian

Margaret the First

Margaret the First

By Danielle Dutton

Half of a Yellow Sun, accurate historical fiction novels

Half of a Yellow Sun

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie