Biographical Fiction

The Last Rendezvous

By Anne Plantagenet (trans. Willard Wood) - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Although this novel of early 19th-century France may have been a prize-winner in its original French, it is a slow, hard slog in ...Read Review

Heresy

By S. J. Parris - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

The name Giordano Bruno is carved deep into the gravestone of Inquisition heretics. He was burned at the stake in Rome in 1600 for ...Read Review

Snowbound

By Richard S. Wheeler - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionWestern

This novel describes Pathfinder John Charles Frémont’s fourth expedition, an effort to find a railroad route over the Rocky Mountains. Wheeler ...Read Review

The Bones of Avalon

By Phil Rickman - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionFantasyMystery/Crime

England 1560, and the young Queen Elizabeth is still settling into her new throne. Whilst trying to usher in a new time of post-Marian ...Read Review

The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story

By Matt Bondurant - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/CrimeSaga

During the Prohibition era, moonshine flowed freely through the mountains of Franklin County, Virginia, and few bootleggers were more productive, violent, and notable ...Read Review

The Heretic’s Wife

By Brenda Rickman Vantrease - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Kate Gough and her brother maintain a London bookshop during the reign of Henry VIII. Their “inventory” contains contraband Lutheran bibles and religious ...Read Review

One Candle’s Light

By Fay Alexander - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

At twelve years old, William Brewster meets a party of courtiers traveling through Scrooby and is instantly drawn to William Davison, who encourages ...Read Review

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Her Majesty the King

By Patricia L. O’Neill - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Princess Hatshepsut is ready to marry her half-brother Amenmose and produce a royal heir. But Amenmose will not marry her until his father, ...Read Review

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