Historical Fiction Lovers

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This is a list consisting of historical fiction books. My explanations include the setting (time period and location) of the book. Please do not add books written in the author's own lifetime as HF. For example, "Pride & Prejudice" is not historical fiction. Happy reading!
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45,052 members
2,126 reviews
½ 4.4
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: WWII Germany.
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4,198 members
196 reviews
3.9
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: 1537 England
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23,883 members
988 reviews
4.2
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1743 Scotland.
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5,444 members
249 reviews
3.8
3 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom, ahef1963
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jordantaylor: 1900's England and World War I
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15,046 members
854 reviews
4
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: WWII, probably Auschwitz although the camp is never specifically identified in the book.
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1,043 members
96 reviews
4
2 Members
jordantaylor, bookmary2
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jordantaylor: 1700's France and the French Revolution
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11,894 members
259 reviews
3.9
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1843 Upper Canada (present day Ontario).
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2,387 members
78 reviews
½ 4.4
2 Members
jordantaylor, bookmary2
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jordantaylor: 1400's England during the reign of Edward IV
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7,982 members
375 reviews
4.1
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Time-travel book, much of the plot set in 1320 in the Oxford area of England.
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240 members
22 reviews
3.8
2 Members
jordantaylor, bookmary2
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jordantaylor: 1770's Massachusetts, USA, Revolutionary War
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4,508 members
113 reviews
4
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Edinburgh WWI military hospital for soldiers suffering from shell shock.
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4,251 members
79 reviews
½ 3.7
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Mid-19th century Australia.
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4,004 members
140 reviews
3.9
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1948 Jamaican diaspora to Britain.
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3,950 members
104 reviews
3.8
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Series takes place in Western England in the period 1135-1145.
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3,757 members
140 reviews
4.1
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: WWII Malaya (present day Malaysia) and post-WWII Northern Territory of Australia.
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2,391 members
68 reviews
4.1
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: 19th century India under the British Raj.
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2,875 members
108 reviews
3.8
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in 1976 Jamaica.
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2,628 members
90 reviews
½ 3.7
2 Members
gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: 16th century Chile and Peru.
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26,315 members
501 reviews
4.2
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: 1960's Congo
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633 members
47 reviews
½ 3.5
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: 1575 Venice, Italy
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862 members
17 reviews
3.8
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: Ancient Greece
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2,917 members
141 reviews
½ 3.5
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: 10th Century Middle East
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4,150 members
86 reviews
3.9
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: a small town in 1906 Georgia, USA
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3,344 members
129 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1874 London, England
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5,897 members
258 reviews
½ 3.6
2 Members
jordantaylor, gypsysmom
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jordantaylor: Ancient Greece
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273 members
19 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1773 Boston, Massachusetts, USA - Revolutionary War
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991 members
47 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1800's Paris, France
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8,753 members
192 reviews
½ 3.7
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1840s, set in both Chile and in California during the Gold Rush.
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839 members
14 reviews
3.9
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 14th Century Wales
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2,714 members
51 reviews
4.1
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 878 A.D. Britain
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198 members
4 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1815 London, England
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7,500 members
398 reviews
4.1
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
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285 members
9 reviews
3.8
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 13th Century England
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1,565 members
48 reviews
4.1
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1800's England
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3,976 members
145 reviews
3.9
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1940's Hungary and Austria
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185 members
7 reviews
3
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1800's England
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111 members
6 reviews
3.9
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: medieval France and England
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1,582 members
150 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1800's and 1900's England, partially set in World War I
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2,801 members
130 reviews
3.8
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 19th century Australia in a camp for transported prisoners.
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2,373 members
52 reviews
3.9
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1700's and 1800's America, Revolutionary War
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147 members
12 reviews
½ 3.3
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1887 England
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3,622 members
273 reviews
4
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: Rural Iceland, 1829.
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1,631 members
77 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1900's England and World War I
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917 members
14 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1787 Bristol, England
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2,467 members
49 reviews
3.9
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 18th century Portugal during the construction of the Convent of Mafra.
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279 members
35 reviews
½ 3.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: late 1800's Austria and Germany
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903 members
78 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1930 America during the Great Depression - mainly set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina
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1,472 members
151 reviews
3.9
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1915 Syria.
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34 members
3
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 18th Century England and British India
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1,357 members
21 reviews
½ 4.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: medieval Wales and England
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1,319 members
75 reviews
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 19th century Jamaica on a sugarcane plantation.
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5,615 members
280 reviews
½ 4.3
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 19th century Ghana.
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5,109 members
147 reviews
4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 19th Century England
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555 members
39 reviews
4
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: 1950s South Africa.
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44 members
9 reviews
4.2
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1901 St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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1,845 members
92 reviews
3.8
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1920's and 1930's America and France, from Alabama to Paris
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1,001 members
99 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: Renaissance Italy and the Borgia family
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25 members
7 reviews
4.1
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1066 England leading up to the Battle of Hastings
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525 members
27 reviews
3.2
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: medieval England and Germany
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187 members
24 reviews
3.8
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 17th Century England in the court of Charles II
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1,266 members
70 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: Roman Empire and Roman Britain
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352 members
20 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: a plantation in 19th Century Puerto Rico
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475 members
7 reviews
4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1930's and 1940's England, and World War II
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617 members
14 reviews
½ 3.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: Renaissance Padua, Italy
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1,675 members
35 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1907 Michigan, USA
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1,611 members
127 reviews
3.8
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1570 Ferrara, Italy
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172 members
3 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 19th Century England
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98 members
13 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: Tudor England
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108 members
1 review
3.1
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1664 London, England
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688 members
23 reviews
½ 3.3
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1718 London, England
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417 members
45 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1850 London, England
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229 members
4 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1900's Finland and New York, USA
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406 members
6 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1790's USA - central cities in the book are Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Richmond, Virginia
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403 members
36 reviews
½ 3.7
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1940's Russia and Romania, partially set during World War II
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410 members
30 reviews
3.2
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1635 Iceland
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348 members
41 reviews
4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: World War II Mauritania
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957 members
48 reviews
3.8
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: Russia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan during World War I
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357 members
39 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1920's Paris, France
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439 members
14 reviews
½ 3.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1357 France during the Hundred Year's War
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450 members
12 reviews
½ 3.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 18th Century Pennsylvania, USA
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597 members
11 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1950's Japan after World War II
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2,026 members
75 reviews
½ 3.6
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1940's Madrid, Spain during World War II
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2,241 members
116 reviews
½ 3.3
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1940's - 1950's China and Hong Kong, partially set during World War II
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86 members
10 reviews
½ 3.4
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1883 Alexandria, Egypt
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938 members
17 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: 1812 Spain and England during the Napoleonic Wars
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900 members
55 reviews
3.9
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: the Crusades - 1189 France, Italy, Israel, and Cyprus
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456 members
15 reviews
½ 3.5
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jordantaylor
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jordantaylor: medieval England and France during the reign and lifetime of Eleanor of Aquitaine
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6,102 members
156 reviews
4
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ahef1963,
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ahef1963: Front line at Amiens during the First World War.