French Revolution

The Bastille Spy (A Revolution Spy Series)

By C.S. Quinn - Published 2020

Genres:

Thriller

1789. Attica Morgan, illegitimate daughter of an English lord and an African princess, erstwhile slave, and now British spy, killer, and a woman with ...Read Review

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution’s Women

By E. Knight - By Heather Webb - By Kate Quinn - By Laura Kamoie - By Sophie Perinot - By Stephanie Dray - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Women are central in our visual imagination of the French Revolution – from the doomed Queen Marie Antoinette to Charlotte Corday, who stabbed the ...Read Review

The Blue Rose

By Kate Forsyth - Published 2019

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Kate Forsyth is an internationally acclaimed Australian author. Her novels include Bitter Greens, a retelling of the fairy tale of Rapunzel set in ...Read Review

The Seamstress

By Allison Pittman - Published 2019

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In 1788 in Mouton Blanc in France, 16-year-old Renée and her older cousin Laurette are helping at Émile’s sheep farm and sleeping ...Read Review

Enchantée

By Gita Trelease - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1789 in Paris and Versailles, Enchantée mixes the French Revolution, a well-developed female main character, and magic to charm readers in ...Read Review

Little

By Edward Carey - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This dreamlike novel imagines the origins of Marie Tussaud, creator of the famous waxworks, and also captures the insanity and chaos of Revolutionary ...Read Review

The Game of Hope

By Sandra Gulland - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

At the close of the French Revolution, fifteen-year-old Hortense de Beauharnais—step-daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte—is attending Madame Campan’s Institute for Girls, ...Read Review

Treason’s Spring

By Robert Wilton - Published 2017

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Paris, 1792. The Revolution is entering its bloodiest phase. The mob rampages through the streets of Paris; the wrong word, or even a look, ...Read Review

The Women of Versailles

By Kate Brown - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is a fictional biography of Adélaïde, daughter of Louis XV of France, set in 1745, when Adélaïde was a ...Read Review

The Wardrobe Mistress

By Meghan Masterson - Published 2017

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Giselle Aubry, the newest wardrobe mistress in Marie Antoinette’s household, has her uncle, Pierre de Beaumarchais, to thank for her coveted position. ...Read Review

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