Biographical Fiction

The Damask Rose

By Carol McGrath - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Eleanor of Castile, queen to Edward I, is better known in death than life. She died near Lincoln in 1290, and her husband caused ...Read Review

A Rebellious Woman

By Claire J. Griffin - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

In this novel, author Claire J. Griffin weaves a thought-provoking story based on the life of the real Belle Boyd, a young woman ...Read Review

The Puritan Princess

By Miranda Malins - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

The period from 1649 to 1661 was the first and only time in English history, since Aethelstan ruled a united England in the 10th century, ...Read Review

The Queen Who Sold Her Crown (The Kingdom of Naples)

By Jane Ann McLachlan - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

In the years 1347-1352, Joanna I nobly fights to preserve her kingdom of Naples against a rival king, a usurping husband, a papal ...Read Review

The Bohemians

By Jasmin Darznik - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

In her second novel, Darznik presents a shimmering portrait of little-known histories: that of an iconic American photographer, a culture, and a city, ...Read Review

Saxon Heroines: A Northumbrian Novel (Women of Determination and Courage)

By Sandra Wagner-Wright - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

England, 7th century. Amidst a landscape of warring kings and shifting political alliances, four women will change the fate of Northumbria. As the ...Read Review

Gold of Pleasure: A Novel of Christina of Markyate

By Ruth Mohrman - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Very little is known of Christina of Markyate, the daughter of a fabric merchant in Huntingdon, England, but by all accounts, she was ...Read Review

The Point of Vanishing

By Maryka Biaggio - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

The writer Barbara Follett’s life is told in this biographical novel, beginning at the age of four in 1918 until her disappearance in 1939. ...Read Review

The Bookseller’s Secret: A Novel of Nancy Mitford and WWII

By Michelle Gable - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Scenes switch evenly between Katie, a self-doubting American writer who takes a break in London at Christmastime; and the world of Nancy Mitford, ...Read Review

Giuseppe: A Survival Story

By Piero San Giorgio - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Imagine you could go to your grandfather – or great grandfather – and say, “Tell me about the war”. And he organised his thoughts, and ...Read Review