Biographical Fiction

Cleopatra’s Daughter

By Michelle Moran - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

In 30 BC, after the defeat and suicide of Antony and Cleopatra, their twin children, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, were taken to Rome ...Read Review

Delilah

By India Edghill - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

As a young girl, Delilah is brought to the Temple of Atargatis in Ascalon, one of the Five Cities of Philistia in Canaan. ...Read Review

Paths of Exile

By Carla Nayland - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

Paths of Exile is a wonderful story, one that conjures up this long-gone age in extraordinary detail and reveals a profound understanding of ...Read Review

Michal

By Jill Eileen Smith - Published 2009

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Biographical FictionInspirational

Adhering closely to the traditional Bible story found in the books of Samuel, Smith places Michal, daughter of semi-mad King Saul of ancient ...Read Review

Riding Vengeance with the James Gang

By Donald L. Gilmore - Published 2009

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Biographical FictionWestern

In the preface to this novel about the notorious gang headed by Frank and Jesse James, Gilmore expresses how difficult it was to ...Read Review

Remarkable Creatures

By Tracy Chevalier - Published 2009Published 2010

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Biographical Fiction

In this novel, Tracy Chevalier turns her novelist’s eye to the life of Mary Anning who, although reasonably well known as a ...Read Review

The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte

By Syrie James - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

Jane Eyre and Villette are two of my favorite books, and I’ve always been interested in Charlotte Brontë and her family. I ...Read Review

McNaughten

By Sian Busby - Published 2009

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Biographical FictionLiterary

It is 1843, a time of intense agitation about the Corn Laws. Sir Robert Peel’s Private Secretary is shot and dies and a ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Oscar Wilde sails back to Europe after one of his visits to the United States, where this latest mystery begins to unfold with ...Read Review

American Adulterer

By Jed Mercurio - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This novel is unputdownable. Much of what makes it compulsive reading, however, is its voyeuristic quality. Although written in prose of lapidary concision ...Read Review

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