Biographical Fiction

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

Erik the Red

By Oliver Latsch (trans.) - By Tilman Roehrig - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Eric the Red is a Norse historical saga about a 10th-century Viking explorer and founder of Iceland. The tale begins when Eric’s ...Read Review

Hanna, I Forgot to Tell You

By Estelle Glaser Laughlin - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Written by a survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, this novel is based on true stories told by people who endured the Nazi ...Read Review

The Collector’s Daughter: A Novel of the Discovery of Tutankhamun’s Tomb

By Gill Paul - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Lady Evelyn Beauchamp is recovering from a stroke in London in July 1972. Her husband, Sir Brograve, is considering whether his wife is well ...Read Review

Cecily

By Annie Garthwaite - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

King Henry VI was nine months old when he became king of England. Shortly afterwards, he became the disputed king of France and ...Read Review

In Royal Service to the Queen: A Novel of the Queen’s Governess

By Tessa Arlen - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

In Royal Service to the Queen is an insider’s view of the British royal family through the eyes and heart of Marion ...Read Review