Historical fiction is a genre that combines a fictional story that is set in the past. This type of genre offers offers a wide variety of choices for all ages and these books can be found in the fiction section of book stores. Some department stores and grocery stores also have a small book section and often carry these types of books.
A Great Historical Fiction has well-built characters, a back story and an exciting plot that keeps readers going forward. Many of these books are part on an ongoing saga that may include a number of books over a few years or even decades. In any historical piece, the characters will dress, talk and act like the people of the time when the story takes place. Reading these types of books offers the reader a great escape from the present.