Historical Fiction Authors M-Z

Gregory Maguire
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

Heinrich Mann
The Blue Angel

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Love in the Time of Cholera

Yann Martel
Life of Pi

Henry Martin
The Mad Days of Me: Escaping Barcelona

Cynthia Leal Massey
The Caballeros of Ruby, Texas

Cormac McCarthy
All the Pretty Horses

Carson McCullers
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Colleen McCullough
The Thorn Birds

Ian McEwan
AtonementAtonement by Ian McEwan

Larry McMurtry
Buffalo Girls

James A. Michener
Hawaii

David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas

Margaret Mitchell
Gone With the Wind

Julia Lynn Moberg
Skies Over Sweetwater

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne Shirley Series
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea

Michelle Moran
Nefertiti

Bernice Morgan
Random Passage

Novalis
Henry von Ofterdingen

Brendan O’Carroll
The Mammy

Maggie O’Farrell
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Michael Ondaatje
The Cat’s Table

Baroness Orczy
The Scarlet Pimpernel

Julie Otsuka
The Buddha in the Attic
When the Emporer Was Divine

Arto Paasilinna
The Year of the Hare

Marcel Pagnol
Jean de Florette & Manon of the Springs

Boris PasternakJean de Florette by Marcel Pagnol
Doctor Zhivago

Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar

Gene Stratton Porter
A Girl of the Limberlost

Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged
The Fountainhead

Anne Rice
Interview With a Vampire

Peter Rimmer
Cry of the Fish Eagle

Henry Roth
Call It Sleep

Diana RubinoCall It Sleep by Henry Roth
It Was Like This

Salman Rushdie
The Enchantress of Florence

Graham Salisbury
Eyes of the Emperor

Vijaya Schartz
Ashes for the Elephant God

Bernhard Schlink
The Reader

Laura Amy Schlitz
A Drowned Maiden’s Hair

Sir Walter Scott
Ivanhoe
Rob Roy

Alice Sebold
The Lovely Bones

Lisa See
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Erich Segal
The Class

Diane Setterfield
The Thirteenth Tale

Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

William Shakespeare
King Lear

Mary Shelly
Frankenstein

Nevil Shute
A Town Like Alice

Dai Sijie, translated by Ina Rilke
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Lee SmithA Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
On Agate Hill

Zadie Smith
White Teeth

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans

John Steinbeck
East of Eden
Of Mice and Men
Tortilla Flat

Robert Louis Stevenson
Kidnapped!
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Mary Stewart
The Stormy Petrel

Kathryn Stockett
The Help

Bram Stoker
Dracula

Amanda Stone
Raging Silence

Irving Stone
The Greek Treasure

Jeff Stone
Tiger

Jonathan Swift
Gulliver’s Travels

Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club
The Kitchen God’s WifeThe Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

Janet Sue Terry
Possibilities

Elswyth Thane
Dawn’s Early Light
This Was Tomorrow

John Travolta
Propeller One-Way Night Coach

Anthony Trollope
The Warden
Barchester Towers

Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Prince and the Pauper

Anne Tyler
The Amateur Marriage
The Clock Winder
Saint Maybe

John Updike
Rabbit, Run

Jules Verne
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Tarjei Vesaas
The Ice Palace

Noel Virtue
Always the Islands of Memory

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Candide

Kurt Vonnegut
Bluebeard
Cat’s Cradle
Slaughterhouse-Five

Alice Walker
The Color Purple

Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited

Roberta Webb
The Dark and Bloody Ground

Rebecca Wells
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Ya-Yas in Bloom

Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence

Connie Willis
Black Out & All Clear

P.G. Wodehouse
My Man Jeeves

Virginia Woolf
The YearsThe Oxygen Man by Steve Yarbrough

Steve Yarbrough
The Oxygen Man

Richard Yates
Revolutionary Road

Lawrence Yep
Dragonwings

Lynn York
The Piano Teacher

Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Shadow of the Wind

Markus Zusak
The Book Thief