Forthcoming Historical Novels

Fiona Sheppard

The Historical Novel Society has been providing annual guides to historical novels for many years.  These lists are based on publishers’ catalogs, publisher home pages, Publishers Weekly forecasts, Amazon, and information supplied by authors. Titles and dates of forthcoming titles are subject to change.

We list upcoming mainstream and small press titles set in the early 1970s and before.

Check out our lists of forthcoming adult historical novels for 2023 and for 2024, as well as our forthcoming list for children and YA for 2023. The listings are compiled by Fiona Sheppard.

Our older guides continue to be available and provide a detailed reference for historical novels published during a given year.

Adult historical fiction:
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Children’s and YA historical fiction:
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

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