If you are an avid fiction reader, you are likely constantly looking for new things to read about. When it comes to fiction, the possibilities are as endless as the imagination and you can stories about just about anything and just because a book is marketed as fiction, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some element of truth to it.
Historical fiction is fiction that is loosely based on true events or at least has elements from a historical time period to being readers into another time and place.
This genre has been around for a long time and many famous authors have created a number of timeless books that are still widely read by readers of all ages today. Your local bookstore will carry the newest and most popular books in this genre but used bookstores and libraries are where you will find books from years past.