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ADVENTURE : action, excitement, exploration,  (i.e Robin Hood) featuring a fictional derring-do hero/heroine  
And Then my Enemy by Alison Stuart
(the Assassin's Mark by David Ebsworth
Blood of the Wolf by Steven McKay
Camille and the Lost Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Bob Marshall-Andrews
Children Of The Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E. Wills (young adult)
(The) Cross and the Curse by Matthew Harffy
For King and Country by Charlene Newcomb
(the) Fragrant Concubine by Melissa Addey
Gallows Wedding by Rhona Martin
Gang Territory by Peter St John
Kin of Cain by Matthew Harffy
Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan
(The) Mask Revealed by Julia Brannan
Medicus by Ruth Downie
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps
(the) Song Sayer's Lament by David Ebsworth
Tunnel 6 by Steve Bartholemew
(the) Unintended Runaways by Sally Barlow-Perez
(The) Wolf Of Dalriada by Elizabeth Gates 
Wulfsuna by Elaine Moxon
Yakimali's Gift by Linda Covella

ALTERNATIVE: factual history with a twist
And I Darken by Kiersten White
Aurelia by Alison Morton
Remember Remember the 6th November by Tony Morgan
Retalio by Alison Morton

BIOGRAPHICAL 'Historical' FICTION : main character was a real person & predominantly includes known factual content about their lives
Alvar the Kingmaker by Annie Whitehead
The Axe, the Shield and the Triton, by James M. Hockey
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P Schrader
Defender of Jerusalem Helena P. Schrader
Edith Fair as a Swan by James M. Hockey
(the) Fair Maid of Kent by Caroline Newark
Faithful Traitor by Samantha Wilcoxson
Falling Pomegranate Seeds by Wendy J Dunn
The) Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell
Godwine Kingmaker by Mercedes Rochelle
In a Gilded Cage by Suzanne Appleyard
Knight of Jerusalem by Helena P Schrader
(The) Lady of the Tower by Elizabeth St John
Leonidas of Sparta: A Boy of the Agoge by Helena P Schrader
Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
(The) Sons of Godwine by Mercedes Rochelle
(the) Tribute Bride by Theresa Tomlinson


COMING of AGE : main character's life from childhood to maturity
Gang Territory by Peter St.John
Impact by Rosalind Minett.
Scatterwood by Piers Alexander
Triumph of the Red Dragon by N.S.Rose
(the) Unintended Runaways by Sally Barlow-Perez
Yakimali's Gift by Linda Covella

CRIME: see mystery/ thriller

EPIC: one volume covering a place or era over many years (not necessarily with the same characters - i.e 'Sarum' by Robert Harris)

EROTICA: sexually explicit content
Man and Beast by Michael Jensen

ESPIONAGE / SPIES : set in an historical context
Camille and the Lost Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Bob Marshall-Andrews
(the) Flame Eater by Barbara Gaskell Denvil
(The) Fragrant Concubine Melissa Addey
Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan
(The) Mask Revealed by Julia Brannan
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps

FAMILY DRAMA :  a SINGLE novel about  a  FICTIONAL FAMILY or CHARACTER over a period of time  (i.e Jane Eyre) 
And then Mine Enemy by Alison Stuart
(The) Bowes Inheritance by Pam Lecky
Fortune's Wheel by Carolyn Hughes
Heronfield by Dorinda Balchin
(A) Kiss From France by Susan Hughes
(the) Maya Papyrus by Richard Coady
Satchfield Hall by Pauline Barclay
Unrelenting by Marion Kummerow
Walking Wounded by Anna Franklin Osborne
(the) White Camellia by Juliet Greenwood
(The) Wolf Of Dalriada by Elizabeth Gates 


FICTIONAL SAGA  : a SERIES of novels featuring the same FICTIONAL FAMILY or CHARACTERS  over a period of time (i.e TV's Downton Abbey)
A House Divided by Margaret Skea
A Taste of Evil by Lindsay Townsend
Aurelia by Alison Morton
Blitz P.A.M.S. by John Orton
Blood Rose Angel by Liza Perrat
Camelot's Queen by Nicole Evelina
Children Of The Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E. Wills (young adult)
(The) Cross and the Curse by Matthew Harffy
Daughter of Destiny by Nicole Evelina
Days of Sun and Glory by Anna Belfrage
(the) Eye of the Falcon by Joan Fallon
For King and Country by Charlene Newcomb
Impact by Rosalind Minett
Kingdom of Rebels by Derek Birks
Legend of the Whyte Doe by N. S. Rose
(The) Loyalist's Luck by Elaine Couglar
(The) Loyalist's Wife by Elaine Couglar
Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan
(The) Mask Revealed by Julia Brannan
Medicus by Ruth Downie
One summer in Arcadia by Bill Page
Retalio by Alison Morton
Scars from the Past by Derek Birks
Scatterwood by Piers Alexander
(The) Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson
(the) Shining City by Joan Fallon
Triumph of the Red Dragon by N.S. Rose
Under the Approaching Dark by Anna Belfrage

FANTASY 
Camelot's Queen by Nicole Evelina
Daughter of Destiny by Nicole Evelina
(the) Falcon Flies Alone by Gabrielle Mathieu
On the Account by Helen Hollick
(the) Scribe's Daughter by Stephanie Churchill
Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray

GHOST STORY
Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray

HUMOUR
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps

LGBT
For King and Country by Charlene Newcomb
Man and Beast by Michael Jensen

MILITARY (i.e battles, soldiering etc)
1066 Turned Upside Down by (Various authors) 
1066: What Fates Impose by G.K. Holloway
Colour Sergeant Chesney VC by Steven Baker
(The) Cross and the Curse by Matthew Harffy
Defender of Jerusalem Helena P. Schrader
Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader
Fire and Steel by David Cook
For King and Country by Charlene Newcomb
The) Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell
Kin of Cain by Matthew Harffy
Kingdom of Rebels by Derek Birks
Knight of Jerusalem by Helena P Schrader
(The) Last Shroud by Derek Birks
Leonidas of Sparta: A Boy of the Agoge by Helena P Schrader
Scars from the Past by Derek Birks
(the) Scent of Lilacs by Haydn Corper
Swearing Allegiance  by Jana Petken

MYSTERY / THRILLER / CRIME
(the) Assassin's Mark by David Ebsworth
A Taste of Evil by Lindsay Townsend
Aurelia by Alison Morton
Behind Every Door by Cynthia A. Graham
Blessop's Wife by Barbara Gaskell Denvil
Bloodie Bones by Lucienne Boyce
Camille and the Lost Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Bob Marshall-Andrews
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
(the) Falcon Flies Alone by Gabrielle Mathieu
(The ) Fine Point of His Soul by Julie Bozza
(the) Flame Eater by Barbara Gaskell Denvil
(The) Jesuit Letter by Dean Hamilton
Medicus by Ruth Downie
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps
Portraits of Pretence by Susan Grossey
Retalio by Alison Morton
(the) Seven Letters by Jan Harvey
(A) Taste of Evil by Lindsay Townsend
(the) Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

NAUTICAL / PIRATES
Amber Wake by P. S Barttlett & Ronovan Hester
Britannia's Amazon by Antoine Vanner
(The) Butcher's Daughter by Mark M.McMillin
Charity's Cross by MaryLu Tyndall
Children Of The Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E. Wills (young adult)
Glendough Fair by James L. Nelson 
Jaded Tides by P.S. Bartlett
Night Wolf by James L Nelson
(The) Seventy-Four by M.C Muir

NOVELLA  (i.e 40-75,000 words or approx 100-150 pages)
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
Kin of Cain by Matthew Harffy
Lydia's Christmas Charade by Saralee Etter

RELIGIOUS
(The) Ashes of Heaven's Pillar by Kim Rendfeld
(The) Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson

ROBIN HOOD
Blood of the Wolf by Steven McKay

ROMANCE / REGENCY ROMANCE/ ADULT RELATIONSHIP
And Then Mine Enemy by Alison Stuart
(The) Beauty Shop by Suzy Henderson
Beloved Besieged by April Munday
(The) Beltane Choice by Nancy Jardine
(The) Bowes Inheritance by Pam Lecky
(The) Craigsmuir Affair by Jen Black
The Fragrant Concubine by Melissa Addey
(The) Gybford Affair by Jen Black (Regency)
(A) Kiss From France by Susan Hughes
Lydia's Christmas Charade by Saralee Etter (Regency)
Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan
(The) Mask Revealed by Julia Brannan
Murmur of Masks by Catherine Kullmann
The Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson
(the) Unexpected Earl by Phillipa Jane Keyworth
Unrelenting by Mario Kummerow
(The) War Baby by Andrée Rushton
Yakimali's Gift by Linda Covella

SAGA - see Family Saga-Fictional Drama

SHORT STORIES
1066 Turned Upside Down (various authors)
Fire and Steel by David Cook

SPIES: see Espionage

STEAMPUNK

SUPERNATURAL :  the unexplained in an historical-type setting - see also Ghost Stories

THRILLER see mystery /thriller /crime

TIMESLIP
Out of Time by Loretta Livingstone

UNCATEGORISED
(The) Errant Hours by Kate Innes
Pancho by Don Eric Carroll
Touching the Wire by Rebecca Bryn
(the) Sultan, the Vampyr and the Soothsayer by Lucille Turner

US / CANADA SETTLEMENT and INDEPENDENCE (pre1800)
(The ) Loyalist's Luck by Elaine Couglar
(The) Loyalist's Wife by Elaine Couglar
Yakimali's Gift Linda Covella

US / CANADA  SETTLEMENT  1800-1900
Man and Beast by Michael Jensen (sexually explicit)
Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
Tunnel 6 by Steve Bartholomew
The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

WESTERNS: US  fiction similar to TV's classic "Rawhide" or "Bonannza"

WITCHCRAFT and WITCH HUNTERS : see also supernatural
A Taste of Evil by Lindsay Townsend
Blood Rose Angel by Lisa Perrat
Gallows Wedding by Rhona Martin
On the Account by Helen Hollick

YOUNG ADULT / CHILDREN's   Unless indicated all are also suitable for adults
And I Darken by Kiersten White
Children Of The Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E. Wills
(the) Unintended Runaways by Sally Barlow-Perez
Yakimali's Gift by Linda Covella


SERIES featuring the same characters and an ongoing 'Series' title of more than THREE novels
Battle Cross Series by Charlene Newcomb
Bernicia Chronicles Series by Matthew Harffy
Celtic Fervour Series by Nancy Jardine
Children Of The Chieftain by Michael E. Wills (young adult)
Dawlish Chronicles by Antoine Vanner
Fifth Knight Series by E.M. Powell
Forest Lord Series by Steven McKay
((the) King's Greatest Enemy Series by Anna Belfrage #1 #2
Katherine of Aragon Story Series by Wendy J.Dunn
Legend of the Winged Scarab Series by Inge H. Borg 
The) Lost Kingdom Series by Bernard Cornwell
Medicus by Ruth Downie
Norseman Saga by James L.Nelson
Oliver Quintrell Series by M.C.Muir
Rebels and Brothers Series by Derek Birks
Roma Nova  Series by Alison Morton
Sam Plank Mysteries by Susan Grossey
Sea Witch Voyages Helen Hollick
Tales of Bowdyn series by James Hockey


* * * * * *
BY ERA / PRIMARY EVENT

PRE-HISTORY (Stone / Iron Age etc)

ANCIENT GREECE
Leonidas of Sparta: A Boy of the Agoge by Helena P Schrader

ANCIENT EGYPT
Khamsin by Inge H.Borg
(the) Maya Papyrus by Richard Coady

ROMAN
Aurelia by Alison Morton Alternative/Thriller

ROMAN BRITAIN and POST-ROMAN (Circa AD 43 - 530)
The) Beltane Choice by Nancy Jardine (AD 71) Romance
Medicus by Ruth Downie (mystery)
One Summer in Arcadia by Bill Page  (Post-Roman)

ARTHURIAN (any period : 'King Arthur')
Camelot's Queen by Nicole Evelina
Daughter of Destiny by Nicole Evelina
(the) Song Sayer's Lament by David Ebsworth

ANGLO SAXON (circa 430 - 966) Alfred the Great / Bede 
Alvar the Kingmaker by Annie Whitehead
The Axe, the Shield and the Triton, by James M. Hockey
(The) Cross and the Curse by Matthew Harffy
(the)   Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell
Kin of Cain by Matthew Harffy
(the) Tribute Bride by Theresa Tomlinson
Wulfsuna by Elaine Moxon

VIKING
Children Of The Chieftain: Bounty by Michael E. Wills (young adult)
Glendough Fair by James L Nelson
Night Wolf by James L Nelson

CHARLEMAGNE
(The) Ashes of Heaven's Pillar by Kim Rendfeld

10th CENTURY
(the) Eye of the Falcon by Joan Fallon
The) Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell
(the) Shining City by Joan Fallon

1066 the BATTLE of HASTINGS
1066 Turned Upside Down by various authors What If short stories
 1066: What Fates Impose by G.K. Holloway
Edith Fair as a Swan by James M. Hockey
Godwine Kingmaker by Mercedes Rochelle
(the) Sons of Godwine by Mercedes Rochelle

11th CENTURY  NORMAN  (1067 - 1099) 

1100s : 12th CENTURY / HENRY I / STEPHEN & MATILDA / PLANTAGENETS: HENRY II / ELEANORE of AQUITAINE / RICHARD the LIONHEART 
Lord of Ireland by E.M. Powell

CRUSADES
Defender of Jerusalem Helena P. Schrader
Envoy of Jerusalem by Helena P Schrader
For King and Country by Charlene Newcomb
Knight of Jerusalem by Helena P Schrader

1200s : 13th CENTURY / KING JOHN / ROBIN HOOD / EDWARD I / LLEWELLYN ap FAWR / Conquest Wales - Scotland
Blood of the Wolf by Steven McKay Robin Hood adventure series
(The) Errant Hours by Kate Innes
Out of Time by Loretta Livingstone Timeslip


OTTOMAN EMPIRE
And I Darken by Kiersten White
(the) Sultan, the Vampyr and the Soothsayer by Lucille Turner (Europe)

1300s : 14th CENTURY / KING EDWARD II, / RICHARD II / DESPENSER / MORTIMER 'Black Death' Plague
Blood Rose Angel by Liza Perrat
Days of Sun and Glory by Anna Belfrage
(the) Fair Maid of Kent by Caroline Newark
Fortune's Wheel by Carolyn Hughes
A Taste of Evil by Lindsay Townsend

HUNDRED YEARS WAR 1337-1453 EDWARD III / PHILLIP VI of France / The BLACK PRINCE / Henry V / CRECY / AGINCOURT
Beloved Besieged by April Munday
Under the Approaching Dark by Anna Belfrage

1400s : 15th CENTURY / WARS of the ROSES / HENRY VI / Henry VII / EDWARD V / RICHARD III
Blessop's Wife by Barbara Gaskell Denvil (mystery)
(the) Flame Eater by Barbara Gaskell Denvil (mystery)
Kingdom of Rebels by Derek Birks
(The) Last Shroud by Derek Birks
Legend of the Whyte Doe by N. S. Rose
Scars from the Past by Derek Birks
Triumph of the Red Dragon by N.S.Rose

1500s : 16th CENTURY / TUDOR / HENRY VII, VIII / MARY I / ELIZABETH I / INDIGENOUS AMERICA
A House Divided by Margaret Skea
(The) Butcher's Daughter by Mark M.McMillin Nautical
Faithful Traitor by Samantha Wilcoxson
Falling Peomegranate Seeds by Wendy J Dunn
Gallows Wedding by Rhona Martin
(The) Jesuit Letter by Dean Hamilton
(The) Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson

1600s : 17th CENTURY / ENGLISH CIVIL WAR / EARLY AMERICAN SETTLEMENT / STUARTS / JAMES I, II / CHARLES I, II, / CROMWELL / MONMOUTH REBELLION / WILLIAM & MARY 

(The) Axe, the Shield and the Triton, by James M. Hockey also Saxon era
Camille and the Lost Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Bob Marshall-Andrews mystery
(The) Lady of the Tower by Elizabeth St John
Remember Remember the 6th November by Tony Morgan Alternative
Scatterwood by Piers Alexander

1700s : 18th CENTURY / JACOBITES / QUEEN ANNE /  GEORGIAN: GEORGE I, II, III / REGENCY / JANE AUSTEN ERA / POLDARK ERA / INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION / AGE of SAIL /  PIRATES / AMERICAN WAR of INDEPENDENCE 
Amber Wake by P.S. Bartlett and Ronovan Hester Nautical
Bloodie Bones by Lucienne Boyce mystery
Charity's Cross by MaryLu Tyndall Nautical
(the) Fragrant Concubine by Melissa Addey (China)
(The) Gybford Affair by Jen Black Regency Romance
Jaded Tides by P.S. Bartlett Nautical
(The)  Loyalist's Wife & The Loyalist's Luck by Elaine Couglar War of Independence
Lydia's Christmas Charade by Saralee Etter Regency Romance
Mask of Duplicity by Julia Brannan Romance / adventure
(The) Mask Revealed by Julia Brannan
(the) Unexpected Earl by Phillipa Jane Keyworth Romance
The) Unintended Runaways (YA/ Adventure)
(The) Wolf Of Dalriada by Elizabeth Gates 

NAPOLEONIC WAR 
Britannia's Amazon by Antoine Vanner
Fire and Steel by David Cook
(the) Seventy-Four by M.C.Muir

1800s : 19th CENTURY / VICTORIAN / SETTLEMENT of NORTH AMERICA / AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Colour Sergeant Chesney VC by Steven Baker
The) Craigsmuir Affair by Jen Black Romance
(The) Fine Point of His Soul by Julie Bozza Mystery
Man and Beast by Michael Jensen (LGBT sexually explicit)

Madame Presidentess by Nicole Evelina
Portraits of Pretence by Susan Grossey Mystery
Tunnel 6 by Steve Bartholemew
(the) Whole Tow's Talking by Fannie Flagg
Yakimali's Gift by Linda Covella  US Settlement

1900s : 20th CENTURY / EDWARDIAN /  GEORGE V, VI / ABDICATION / ELIZABETH II / 'DOWNTON ABBEY' ERA/ COLD WAR / 1950s (WWI/WWII see below)
(the) Assassin's Mark by David Ebsworth Spanish Civil War
Behind Every Door by Cynthia A Graham
(the) Bowes Inheritance by Pam Lecky Romance
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
(the) Falcon Flies Alone by Gabrielle Mathieu Fantasy
In a Gilded Cage by Suzanne Appleyard
Murmur of Masks by Catherine Kullmann
Pancho by Don Eric Carroll
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps Cold War
Retalio by Alison Morton
Satchfield Hall by Pauline Barclay 1942-present day Family Drama
Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray (1955)
Swearing Allegiance  by Jana Petken (Irish Uprising)
(the) White Camellia by Juliet Greenwood

WWI
(A) Kiss From France by Susan Hughes

WWII
(The) Beauty Shop by Suzy Henderson
Blitz P.A.M.S by John Orton
Gang Territory by Peter St John 
Heronfield by Dorinda Balchin
Impact by Rosalind Minett
(The) Paper Caper by Tim Topps
(the) Scent of Lilacs by Haydn Corper
(the) Seven Letters by Jan Harvey
Touching the Wire by Rebecca Bryn
Unrelenting by Marion Kummerow
Walking Wounded by Anna Franklin Osborne
The) War Baby by Andrée Rushton

21st CENTURY / CONTEMPORARY but with an historical connection
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival

PLACES / SETTING Other than US or ENGLAND, 
or the Ancient World (Egypt, Greece, Rome etc)

AFRICA
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRIA
Retalio by Alison Morton

CHINA
The Fragrant Concubine by Melissa Addey

FRANCE
(The) Ashes of Heaven's Pillar by Kim Rendfeld
Beloved Besieged by April Munday
Blood Rose Angel by Liza Perrat
Camille and the Lost Diaries of Samuel Pepys by Bob Marshall-Andrews
(the) Fair Maid of Kent by Caroline Newark
(the) Seven Letters by Jan Harvey

GERMANY
(the) Scent of Lilacs by Haydn Corper WWII

INDIA
Colour Sergeant Chesney VC by Steven Baker

IRELAND
Glendough Fair by James L. Nelson 
Lord of Ireland by E.M. Powell
Night Wolf by James L Nelson

ITALY
The Fine Point of His Soul by Julie Bozza

JAMAICA
Scatterwood by Piers Alexander

MEXICO
Pancho by Don Eric Carroll

POLAND
Touching the Wire by Rebecca Bryn WWII

SPAIN
(the) Assassin's Mark by David Ebsworth
(the) Eye of the Falcon by Joan Fallon
(the) Shining City by Joan Fallon

SWITZERLAND
(the) Falcon Flies Alone by Gabrielle Mathieu

VIENNA
In a Gilded Cage by Suzanne Appleyard

WALES / WELSH MARCHES
Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray

NON-FICTION  (By invitation only)
Discovering the Diamond by Helen Hollick with Jo Field