Living in the past

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If you enjoyed Downton Abbey or Jane Eyre check out these historical fiction titles for teens.



prisoner of the inquisition coverPrisoner of the Inquisition - Theresa Breslin



Montacute House - Lucy Jago

Just a girl - Jane Caro

The Other Countess - Eve Edwards



La Petite Four - Regina Scott

Alice in Love and War - Ann Turnbull

Chains - Frances Mary Hendry

Pimpernelles - Patricia Elliott



ruby in the smokeThe Ruby in the Smoke - Phillip Pullman

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

Emma - Jane Austen

Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

The Bride’s Farewell - Meg Rosoff

A Spy in the House - YS Lee

Fallen Grace - Mary Hooper

A Great and Terrible Beauty - Libba Bray

The Luxe – Anna Godberson

The Understudy’s Revenge – Sophie Masson



girl like mA Girl Like Me - Penny Matthews

Black Dog Gang - Robert Newton

A Gathering Light - Jennifer Donnelly

Bright Young Things - Anna Godberson

A Brief History of Montmaray- Michelle Cooper 

The Endless Steppe - Esther Hautzig

Annexed - Sharon Dogar

The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald

What I saw and how I lied - Judy Blundell

The Push - Julia Lawrinson

Bye, Beautiful - Julie Lawrinson



"Royal Diaries" by Various authors