Biographical Fiction

Hamnet

By Maggie O'Farrell - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

This is the passionate love story of a glove-maker’s son and Agnes, a wise-woman. It is the tale of an absentee father, ...Read Review

The Wright Sister: A Novel

By Patty Dann - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

“Sometimes, I think I was born in the wrong body,” Katharine Wright muses in Patty Dann’s (Mermaids) new novel. Indeed, Katharine— “with ...Read Review

Valhalla

By Alan Clark - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Born in 1867, cousin of Queen Victoria, and known within royal circles as “May,” Princess Mary of Teck was one of the crop of ...Read Review

West of the Alleghenies: A Story of Survival During the Revolutionary War

By Craig Pennington - Published 2020

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AdventureBiographical Fiction

Pennington has written an exciting novel about the adventures of an ancestor, Fergus Moorhead, a pioneer settler in western Pennsylvania between 1766 and 1778. Fergus ...Read Review

Hamilton’s Choice

By Jack Casey - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

On the Fourth of July of 1801 in New York City, young Philip Hamilton, hearing a speaker insult his father, Alexander, aches for a ...Read Review

Dawn Empress: A Novel of Imperial Rome (The Theodosian Women)

By Faith L. Justice - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

In 404 AD in Constantinople’s imperial palace, Emperor Arcadius of the Eastern Roman Empire pulls his five-year-old daughter, Pulcheria, into her dead mother’...Read Review

The Empress: A Novel

By Laura Martínez-Belli - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionSaga

Wanting to establish Mexico as a part of France, in 1863 Napoleon appoints Archduke Maximilian of Austria as emperor. Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte, ...Read Review

Old Abe

By John Cribb - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Set in the early 1860s, Old Abe chronicles the ascendency of Abraham Lincoln to the presidency of the United States of America, through ...Read Review

The Mystery of Love

By Andrew Meehan - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

In this strikingly original and ambitious book, Andrew Meehan gives us an account of the marriage of Constance and Oscar Wilde seen through ...Read Review

The Giant: A Novel of Michelangelo’s David

By Laura Morelli - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Laura Morelli’s novel transports readers to early 16th-century Florence. The Italian Renaissance is in full swing, and the cathedral has sponsored a ...Read Review

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