Biographical Fiction

The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero

By Margaret George - Published 2018Published 2018-11-15

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Biographical FictionEpic

Margaret George’s epic novel, the second of two about the emperor Nero (after The Confessions of Young Nero), begins with Rome on ...Read Review

Pleasing Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review

I Was Cleopatra

By Dennis Abrams - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Abrams, author of numerous biographies and nonfiction books for young readers, has created a detailed guide to Shakespeare’s world and theater in ...Read Review

A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts

By Therese Fowler - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Alva has one duty: to secure a marriage that will save her family. Though her bloodline traces back to French royalty, her father’...Read Review

Little

By Edward Carey - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This dreamlike novel imagines the origins of Marie Tussaud, creator of the famous waxworks, and also captures the insanity and chaos of Revolutionary ...Read Review

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

By Patti Callahan - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Many readers will know C.S. Lewis, beloved author of nonfiction Christian books and the Narnia children’s series. Lewis’s A Grief ...Read Review

Hotel Sacher

By Alison Layland (trans.) - By Rodica Doehnert - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Hotel Sacher in Vienna, still known today for its famous Sachertorte dessert, was once the stomping ground for Austrian aristocracy and international diplomats ...Read Review

Celtic Knot: A Clara Swift Tale

By Ann Shortell - Published 2018-03-21

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Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Celtic Knot is a story of hope, heroes, loyalty and patriotism, as seen through the eyes of 15-year-old serving girl Clara Swift, a ...Read Review

The Tudor Crown

By Joanna Hickson - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Set in the turbulent years of the 1470s and 1480s, The Tudor Crown tells of the fight for the crown which led to ...Read Review

Deliver Me From Evil

By T.G. Stanton - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

Some people become fascinated with a period or a person and convert this passion into a project of love. This is true for ...Read Review

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