About H for History

H for History is the historical fiction and non-fiction community from three fantastic publishers: Hodder & Stoughton, Headline and Quercus.

Here you will find news about our latest books, competitions and exclusive articles from our authors on a whole range of subjects, giving you every opportunity you need to satisfy your taste for the past.

The historical novel is a wonderful and many-faceted thing and here at H for History we’ve got books that span the ages of mankind. From swords and sandals in ancient Rome to plagues and pestilence in the Middle Ages; stories that transport you to the Tudor court to stories that bring to life the human struggle to survive beneath the shadow of war. Whether it’s period drama that you can’t resist, or historical crime that sends you back in time, H for History has got it covered.

Our non-fiction books cover a similarly superb range of topics, helping you to delve into the history that interests you most. We’ve got biographies of historical greats and forgotten figures; precise and probing military history, and a marvelous array of books that bring the subjects of the past back to life with startling clarity (and the occasional gory detail!).

If the past is your favourite place to read, then H for History is the place for you!