Biographical Fiction

Jarrettsville

By Cornelia Nixon - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

In 1869, Martha Cairnes walks up to the porch of a hotel in Jarrettsville, Maryland, where a group of ex-Union soldiers are celebrating the ...Read Review

A Separate Country

By Robert Hicks - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  The bestselling author of The Widow of the South has penned another atmospheric masterpiece, this time a moving portrait of the post-Civil ...Read Review

How Do I Love Thee?

By Nancy Moser - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

This is an inspirational fiction take on the famous love story of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. It begins in 1840, when Elizabeth (“Ba” ...Read Review

Sphinx’s Princess

By Esther Friesner - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Aimed at a young adult audience, Friesner’s novel portrays Nefertiti as a dutiful, lively, and intelligent teenage girl, growing up in a ...Read Review

War Games

By Akila Couloumbis - By Audrey Couloumbis - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This middle-grade novel explores coming of age in Greece during World War II, as seen from the viewpoint of 12-year-old Petros and his ...Read Review

The Lute Player

By Norah Lofts - Published 2007Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

I first read this recently reissued novel over twenty years ago. A sweeping saga about Richard the Lionhearted and the Third Crusade, it ...Read Review

The Fruit of Her Hands

By Michelle Cameron - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

Shira’s upbringing is different than other Jewish girls’ childhoods in 1224. Her widowed father, the esteemed Rabbi Shmuel ben Solomon and great Talmudic ...Read Review

The King’s Mistress

By Emma Campion - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The story is based on the theory that Alice Perrers’ first husband, Janyn Perrers, was embroiled in some dark secret concerning Edward III’...Read Review

The Good Doctor Guillotin

By Marc Estrin - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiteraryNonfiction

The lives of five men converge in on one epochal event – the first use of the guillotine as a method of capital punishment ...Read Review

Staff Publication: Hugh and Bess

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Susan Higginbotham’s debut novel The Traitor’s Wife told the story of Eleanor, wife of Hugh le Despenser, intimate of King Edward ...Read Review

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