Biographical Fiction

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

I was glad when I reached the end of this book, especially as I am a Royalist sympathiser. The setting is in rural ...Read Review

An Absence So Great

By Jane Kirkpatrick - Published 2010

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Biographical FictionInspirational

An Absence So Great continues the story of Jessie Ann Gaebele, the author’s grandmother, who readers first met in A Flickering Light. ...Read Review

Salome

By Patti Rutka - Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

Although the concept of a sympathetic backstory for the notorious Salomé—she whose dance ended in the beheading of John the Baptist—is ...Read Review

Baroque

By Richard Vetere - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

Inspired by real events and people in early 17th-century Rome, this novel follows the exploits of young painter Mario Minitti, temptress Fillide Meladrone, ...Read Review

Vanessa and Virginia

By Susan Sellers - Published 2008Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

In London between the wars, artist Vanessa Bell and her sister, the author Virginia Woolf, members of the influential Bloomsbury set, indulged in ...Read Review

Salome

By Patti Rutka - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Although the concept of a sympathetic backstory for the notorious Salomé—she whose dance ended in the beheading of John the Baptist—is ...Read Review

The Sword of Medina

By Sherry Jones - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

In 7th-century Arabia, the Prophet Muhammad is dead, and the Muslim umma is left to muddle on as best it can. The Prophet’...Read Review

The Lieutenant

By Kate Grenville - Published 2009Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

Kate Grenville is a bestselling Australian author who has already written about her country’s convict past. In The Lieutenant she goes back ...Read Review

The Blue Orchard

By Jackson Taylor - Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

The Blue Orchard, set in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from the 1920s to the late 1950s, is the fictionalized story of Verna Krone, who was ...Read Review

The King’s Daughter

By Penny Ingham - Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

The King’s Daughter begins in 877 AD while King Alfred the Great of Wessex is fighting Norse invaders. He is supported by his ...Read Review

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