Novels of the American Revolution

Declare your independence to read one of these gripping novels set during the American Revolutionary War. All of these titles are found in the Adult Fiction section.


Arnow, Harriette Simpson. The Kentucky Trace: A Novel of the American Revolution. 1974.

Bittner, Roseanne. Into the Valley: The Settlers. 2003.

Cameron, Christian. Washington and Caesar. 2004.

Carter, Jimmy. The Hornet's Nest: A Novel of the Revolutionary War. 2003.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Charyn, Jerome. Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution. 2008.

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Spy; A tale of the Neutral Ground. 1821.

Cornwell, Bernard. Redcoat. 1988.

Cornwell, Bernard. The Fort: A Novel of the Revolutionary War. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, MP3

Drinkard, Michael. Rebels, Turn Out Your Dead. 2006.

Fast, Howard. Seven Days in June: A Novel of the American Revolution. 1994.

Fast, Howard. The Unvanquished. 1942.

Fender, J.E. Audacity, Privateer Out of Portsmouth: Continuing the Account of the Life and Times of Geoffrey Frost, Mariner, of Portsmouth, in New Hampshire, As Faithfully Translated from the Ming Tsun Chronicles, and Diligently Compared with Other Contemporary Histories. 2003.

Fleming, Thomas. Dreams of Glory. 1983.

Gingrich, Newt. To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Harr, John Ensor. Dark Eagle: A Novel of Benedict Arnold and the American Revolution. 1999.

Hill, Lawrence. Someone Knows My Name. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Jakes, John. The Bastard. 1974.

Jakes, John. The Rebels. 1975.

Kamensky, Jane and Jill Lepore. Blindspot: By a Gentleman in Exile and a Lady in Disguise. 2008.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Kurtz, Katherine. Two Crowns for America. 1996.

Lussier, Paul. Last Refuge of Scoundrels: A Revolutionary Novel. 2000.

Martin, William. Citizen Washington. 1999.

McGrath, Patrick. Martha Peake: A Novel of the Revolution. 2000.

Molstad, Stephen. The Patriot: A Novel. 2000.

Nelson, James L. By Force of Arms. 1996.

Rutledge, Adam. Stars and Stripes. 1994.

Shaara, Jeff. The Glorious Cause: A Novel of the American Revolution. 2002.

Shaara, Jeff. Rise to Rebellion. 2001.
     Also available: Large Type

Woodman, Richard. The Privateersman. 2000.

Wu Ming. Manituana. 2009.