"The White Princess" is just the latest historical fiction developed for TV. The series is also a sequel to "The White Queen," which was actually an adaptation of three Philippa Gregory novels: "The White Queen," "The Red Queen," and "The Kingmaker's Daughter." Gregory's novels are certainly not strangers to being adapted for TV and film, with "The Other Boleyn Girl" being one of the first.

Now that "The White Princess" season 1 is coming to an end and there is no confirmation about season 2 yet, it's time to look at other historical novels that should be adapted.

Here are three that could be extremely exciting for book fans.

C.J. Sansom's 'Shardlake' novels

For those who adore the Tudor period, "The Shardlake" novels are certainly worth reading. They look at a different view point of the period--the lower and middle classes. In C.J. Sansom's novel series, Matthew Shardlake is a lawyer and doesn't have a positive view of the king or the nobles in his court. That isn't surprising considering the conspiracies and faction-crumbling tactics that went on during Henry VIII's reign.

During the series of books, readers are taken through the world of the lower and middle classes, as they attempt to avoid being pulled down through plots and conspiracies. To make it even more interesting, Shardlake is a humpback in a world where anyone with disabilities was considered lesser than "normal" people.

Walter Mosley's 'The Easy Rawlins' novels

If TV and film want to become more inclusive, "The Easy Rawlins" series of books by Walter Mosley is definitely worth consideration. The book features a black main role, called Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins. The man is a detective in the World War II era. For "The Tudors" fans, there is also plenty of romance and sex involved.

One of the main plot points is racial discrimination. This would certainly be some uneasy viewing for some of the public, but the likes of "The Handmaid's Tale" and "13 Reasons Why" have proven that uneasy viewing is often popular.

Robert Harris' 'Cicero' series

Those who enjoy the Roman period, will love the "Cicero" trilogy of books.

Richard Harris tells the story of Cicero, who refuses to vote for the Crassus victory over the Spartans. Readers learn about the difficulty for the Spartan aristocrats, who want to keep things the way they used to be. While many will know that Cicero sees a decline later, the "Cicero" series focuses on his earlier life and the actions that led to that decline.

There are currently very few TV shows and movies that focus on this time period, especially at the moment. The closest could be "The Last Kingdom," which is more focused on the Viking era.