Historical fiction fans love to follow the ups and downs of characters through particular time periods. These engaging series — including books from heavy hitters like Philippa Gregory, Bernard Cornwell, and Ken Follett — will transport you through the centuries from 14th-century Norway to the American Revolution to World War II. Check out these engaging historical fiction series below, complete with publishers’ descriptions.
Poldark series by Winston Graham
The enthralling first book behind Poldark, the major new TV series from Masterpiece on PBS…
In the first novel in Winston Graham’s hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discovers his father has died, his home is overrun by livestock and drunken servants, and Elizabeth — believing Ross to be dead — is now engaged to his cousin. Ross has no choice but to start his life anew.
Thus begins the Poldark series, a heartwarming, gripping saga set in the windswept landscape of Cornwall. With an unforgettable cast of characters that spans loves, lives, and generations, this extraordinary masterwork from Winston Graham is a story you will never forget.