Biographical Fiction

The Moss House

By Clara Barley - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

In 1832 Yorkshire, Miss Lister, part-owner of Shibden Hall, and Miss Walker, a neighbour and wealthy heiress, strike up a particular friendship, although it ...Read Review

Becoming Lady Washington

By Betty Bolte - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Despite its title, Becoming Lady Washington focuses on nearly the entirety of Martha Washington’s life, from her courtship by her first husband ...Read Review

Bonnie: A Novel

By Christina Schwarz - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

As the country sinks deeper into the Great Depression, mama’s girl Bonnie Parker feels her own prospects dimming with it. Her husband ...Read Review

My Calamity Jane

By Jodi Meadows - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultWestern

Calamity Jane and Frank Butler, under the calm guidance of their adoptive father, Wild Bill Hickok, are more than performers in the Wild ...Read Review

The Woman Before Wallis: A Novel of Windsors, Vanderbilts, and Royal Scandal

By Bryn Turnbull - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

The real-life socialites Thelma and Gloria Morgan are the twin daughters of American diplomat Harry Morgan. Thelma became the mistress of the Prince ...Read Review

The Unreliable Death of Lady Grange

By Sue Lawrence - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

The life of Lady Grange (born Rachel Chiesley in 1679), whose husband was James Erskine, Lord Grange and Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland, was ...Read Review

Lord of All the Dead

By Javier Cercas - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Lord of All the Dead is a curious book. Labeled as a “nonfiction novel,” it opens with the enigmatic sentence, “His name was ...Read Review

Only Gossip Prospers: A Novel of Louisa May Alcott in New York

By Lorraine Tosiello - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

Following the success of her novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott took an extended trip to New York City. Only Gossip Prospers presents ...Read Review

Miss Lucy

By William Orem - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

From a debilitating childhood illness, to civil servant, to beneficiary of Henry Irving’s coveted patronage, to Acting Manager of the West End’...Read Review

And They Called It Camelot: A Novel of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

By Stephanie Marie Thornton - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis is the subject of Thornton’s new biographical fiction, and although touching on the politics of the day, she ...Read Review