Biographical Fiction

Secrets of the Tudor Court

By D.L. Bogdan - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

This is another Tudor novel, this time seen from the perspective of Mary Howard, cousin and lady-in-waiting to Anne Boleyn, and (briefly) wife ...Read Review

The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott

By Kelly O'Connor McNees - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Louisa May Alcott was a champion of the independently spirited woman at a time when marriage was considered by much of society as ...Read Review

The Bad Queen: Rules and Instructions for Marie-Antoinette

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Despite its gimmicky-sounding subtitle, The Bad Queen is a straightforward tale of Marie Antoinette from the time shortly before her marriage to the ...Read Review

The Sonnets

By Warwick Collins - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1592, young playwright William Shakespeare was forced on hiatus out of London due to threats of the plague. Returning to the patronage of ...Read Review

The Wives of Henry Oades

By Johanna Moran - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The Wives of Henry Oades is an engrossing late 19th-century tale of unwitting bigamy. Henry and Margaret Oades move from London to New ...Read Review

The Creation of Eve

By Lynn Cullen - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The Creation of Eve is Cullen’s first foray into adult fiction, and it is quite a promising beginning. The story starts in ...Read Review

Dearest Cousin Jane

By Jill Pitkeathley - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Based on the life of Eliza Hancock, cousin to Jane Austen, Dearest Cousin Jane offers an engaging glimpse into the lives of these 19...Read Review

Between Two Queens

By Kate Emerson - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

When you are lady in waiting to three of Henry VIII’s queens, there is a very fine line you must walk in ...Read Review

No Will But His

By Sarah A. Hoyt - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Of all Henry VIII’s wives, perhaps none is so equally dismissed and pitied as Katherine Howard, the child bride executed for her ...Read Review

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

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