French Revolution

Her Own Revolution (Château de Verzat Series, Book 2)

By Debra Borchert - Published 2023


This beautifully written novel tells the story of a strong, courageous woman during the French Revolution. Geneviève Fouquier-Tinville, the daughter of the ...Read Review

The Future Future

By Adam Thirlwell - Published 2023



It is quite a challenge to succinctly summarise a novel that does not have much of a plot. Literary? Yes, Clever? well, that’...Read Review

The Glutton

By A. K. BLAKEMORE - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

France, 1798: A patient presents himself at a public hospital in a wretched, moribund condition, claiming to have swallowed a golden fork that tears ...Read Review


By Genevieve Cogman - Published 2023


Historical Fantasy

In 1793 England and France, vampires represent the aristocracy, but in France, peasant-trampling has led to revolution and the king’s execution. All Eleanor ...Read Review

Her Own Legacy (Château de Verzat)

By Debra Borchert - Published 2022


Joliette de Verzat, a young noblewoman just before the French Revolution, loves her family’s vineyard and wants to continue her late grandmother’...Read Review


By Michiel B.L. Korte - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

This novel tells the true story of Ernestine Lambriquet, the ten-year-old daughter of servants at Versailles just before the French Revolution. After the ...Read Review

The Portraitist: A Novel of Adelaide Labille-Guiard

By Susanne Dunlap - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

This is a novel about the career of pioneering female painter Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, who was starting to rise in the French ...Read Review

Glorious Poison (Battalion of the Dead series)

By Kat Dunn - Published 2022


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Paris, 1794.  The Revolution is over, and Robespierre is dead, but all is not peaceful.   There are two groups at work. One has the ...Read Review


By Timothy Ashby - Published 2022


1796: Arthur Charteris inherits a baronetcy and comes from Grenada to Leicestershire to claim it. With him are two servants and his child Alexander (...Read Review

Mademoiselle Revolution

By Zoe Sivak - Published 2022


Sivak’s bold debut is an original take on the Haitian and French Revolutions, seen from the viewpoint of a biracial woman awakening ...Read Review

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