I haven’t got time to count how many historical non-fiction books I own and use to research my novels.
Below is a list of books I chose to list at random to. As you might guess from the titles I’m in love with history.
Peter Ackroyd – Albion. The Origins of English Imagination.
Louise Allen - Walks Through Regency England.
Louise Allen - Walking Jane Austen’s London. A Tour Guide for the Modern Traveller.
Magi Black – A Taste of History. 10,000 Years of Food in Britain.
John Buke - Life in the Castle in Mediaeval England.
Elizabeth – Burton – The Jacobeans at Home.
Anne de Courcey – The Fishing Fleet. Husband Hunting in the British Raj.
William Dalyrymple – White Mughals. Love and Betrayal in 18th Century India.
Ian Fletcher - Galloping at Everything. The British Cavalry in the Peninsula War and Waterloo 1808-1815.
Kristine Hughes - Everyday Life in Regency and Victorian England from 1811-1901.
Sherrilyn Kenyon - The Writers Guide to Every Day Life in the Middle Ages.
Margaret Wade Labage. - A Baronial Household in the 13th Century.
David Miller - Lady de Lancey - A Story of Duty and Devotion.
Ian Mortimer – The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England.
Oxford History of England. May McKissack - The Fourteenth Century 1307 – 1399.
The British Museum - Georgians Revealed. Life, Style and Making of Modern Britain.
M & C Quenell – A History of Everday Things in Britain
Jenny Uglow - A Gambling Man. Charles II and The Restoration.
Jenny Uglow - A Little History of British Gardening.
C. Willet and Phillis Cunnington – Handbook of English Medieval Costume.