Biographical Fiction

Island of the Swans

By Ciji Ware - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomanceSaga

Over twenty years since its initial release, Sourcebooks has repackaged Island of the Swans as less of a romance and more as the ...Read Review

The Queen’s Pawn

By Christy English - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Eleanor of Aquitaine is a personal hero of mine, so I was very intrigued to read Christy English’s take on this dynamic ...Read Review

Midnight Fires

By Nancy Means Wright - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

After a major disappointment in love, aspiring author Mary Wollstonecraft must support herself and takes a position as governess to a wealthy family ...Read Review

Half Broke Horses

By Jeannette Walls - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Coming on the heels of her wildly popular The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls has written a “true-life novel” about her maternal grandmother, Lily ...Read Review

Eleanor the Queen

By Norah Lofts - Published 2008Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

First published in the 1950s and set in 12th-century France and England, Eleanor the Queen follows Eleanor of Aquitaine from the days of ...Read Review

Claude & Camille: A Novel of Monet

By Stephanie Cowell - Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

In Claude & Camille, Stephanie Cowell has penned a sentimental portrait of the relationship between the struggling young artist, Monet, and his first ...Read Review

The Queen’s Daughter

By Susan Coventry - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

(1) Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henry II, and their sons strut across the stage of medieval history, completely overshadowing the rest of their family—not ...Read Review

The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2010

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Biographical FictionLiterary

There can be few challenges more daunting for a writer than attempting to take on the voice of another writer, particularly one known ...Read Review

The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers

By Thomas Mullen - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

The 1930s changed the lives of millions of Americans. Dreams and hope disappeared for the majority of the laid-off, financially ruined and starving ...Read Review

The Devil & Maria d’Avalos

By Victoria Hammond - Published 2009

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Biographical FictionLiterary

The year is 1590; the setting rich with art, magnificent architecture, lavish costumes. Yet all is not right in Denmark… or, as it so ...Read Review

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