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Quiz: Which Historical Fiction Series Should You Read Next?

Liberty Hardy

Senior Contributing Editor

Liberty Hardy is an unrepentant velocireader, writer, bitey mad lady, and tattoo canvas. Turn-ons include books, books and books. Her favorite exclamation is “Holy cats!” Liberty reads more than should be legal, sleeps very little, frequently writes on her belly with Sharpie markers, and when she dies, she’s leaving her body to library science. Until then, she lives with her three cats, Millay, Farrokh, and Zevon, in Maine. She is also right behind you. Just kidding! She’s too busy reading. Twitter: @MissLiberty

This quiz is sponsored by The Last Hours by Minette Walter.

The Last Hours book coverWhen the Black Death enters England in 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is. Fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for wickedness.

But Lady Anne of Develish has her own ideas. With her brutal husband absent from the manor when news of this pestilence reaches her, she looks for more sensible ways to protect her people than daily confessions of sin. She decides to bring her serfs inside the safety of the moat that surrounds her manor house, then refuses entry to anyone else, even her husband.

The people of Develish are alive. But for how long?

Books, books, books, books, books! SO MANY BOOKS. How to know where to start with historical fiction series? Luckily, I love to give recommendations, and I love to make quizzes. (Two great tastes that taste great together!) Here is a little quiz I made to hopefully help you discover a new series to take you back in time. You won’t even need a flux capacitor.

PS – I’m still working out my quiz-making kinks, but I promise no matter what your answer, all of the series are great!