12 Beloved Historical Thriller Books

12 Beloved Historical Thriller Books

As one who loves to read, I thought I would make you a reading list, particularly if you love historical thrillers.

I enjoy the suspense and on-the-edge-of-the-seat feeling when reading an engaging book. By bringing a historical context into a story line, it gives the added bonus of giving a glimpse into various eras of history.

Do You Love Historical Thriller Books?

So here goes for you bookworms out there (you can click on the book covers for more information).

Historical Thriller BooksHistorical Thriller Books 1. In Farleigh Field is a compelling fiction story set in the World War II era.  It’s refreshing to read from a European perspective.  This book has British upper class as the setting. Ben Cresswell’s job is to determine if a character is a German spy, or not.  Great read!

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2.  A Quiet Life in the CountryHistorical Thriller Books is set in the early 1900’s in England.  A pair of ladies moved to the country for some peace and quiet and fell into a mystery to be solved.  If you love women sleuths, that is a great read for you.

Historical Thriller BooksHistorical Thriller Books3.  The Buried Book – set in the early 1950’s of Detroit and rural farm America, this fiction novel is a tale of a young boy in search for his mother, with twists and turns in the plot.

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4.  In the Blood – Set in England in the era of the American War of Independence.  This weaves an intense story of mystery and genealogical threads.

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5.  The Dead Key –Historical Thriller Books Set in the 1980’s of an American bank, years earlier in controversy keys were lost to all the safety deposit boxes.  The mystery is unraveling them and the stories hidden.

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6.  The Cutting Season – Southern America spanning a century in the mystery, covers the cases of two murders to be solved.  An expansive plot to enjoy.
Historical Thriller Books7. Murder at Merisham Lodge: Miss Hart and Miss Hunter Investigate – England in the 1930’s.  This is a cozy mystery in which two servant ladies are the detectives working to solve the classic ‘who dun it’.

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8.  Ordinary Grace – set in America in the early 1960’s, this is a very moving coming-of-age novel.  A boy wrestles with tragedy and hardships beyond his years.  Truly a powerful read.

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Historical Thriller Books9.  Paris Time Capsule – Set in Paris, obviously this novel weaves both modern time and the World War II era together.  Mystery and romance intertwine in this enjoyable book.
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Historical Thriller Books10.  Timeless Moments – a gripping, emotional book a mystery, romance and time travel with unexpected outcomes.  A real must read.

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11. His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae – set in the 1800’s of Scotland, this book has a unique style, written as a collection of documents.  It will leave you pondering many life issues.Historical Thriller Books

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This should give fans of historical thriller books a good reading list to enjoy.  Do you have any favorites in this category that we should also be aware of?

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Until next time,

Valerie Garner

Historical Thriller Books

Historical Thriller Books

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