Love Without End: A Story of Heloise and Abelard

By Melvyn Bragg - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

In 12th-century Paris, a learned young woman named Heloise is tutored by the famed philosopher Abelard. The teacher and student soon become lovers, ...Read Review

A Man in Love

By David Dollenmayer (trans.) - By Martin Walser - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

In the summer of 1823, while on a promenade in Marienbad, Johannes Wolfgang von Goethe, then 73, literary, scientific, and cultural lion, confidant of kings, ...Read Review

The Tubman Command

By Elizabeth Cobbs - Published 2019


In the spring of 1863, the Union army is reeling from defeats. One of their spies, working along South Carolina’s Combahee River under ...Read Review


By Meg Keneally - Published 2019


Fled is based on an extraordinary true story. Desperate to escape a life of gruelling poverty in Cornwall, Jenny Trelawney turns to highway ...Read Review

The General’s Cook

By Ramin Ganeshram - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

It’s no mystery why so many historical novels have featured cooks as protagonists – food is one of the most vivid windows into ...Read Review

Sugar Money

By Jane Harris - Published 2017Published 2018


Just before Christmas 1765, two mixed-race slaves, Lucien and his older brother Emile, are charged by their master Father Cléophas to travel from ...Read Review

The Samurai of Seville

By John J. Healey - Published 2017


East and West collide in 1615 when a group of Samurai warriors travels from Japan to Spain and later to Rome on a diplomatic ...Read Review

The Hamilton Affair

By Elizabeth Cobbs - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Thanks to a certain musical and a newfound appreciation for the Founding Fathers (and mothers), Alexander Hamilton and his wife, Elizabeth Schuyler, are ...Read Review

Donovan’s Devils: OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines

By Albert Lulushi - Published 2016



Between 1942 and 1945, William Donovan’s Office of Strategic Services commandos executed hundreds of missions in support of Allied efforts in World War II. ...Read Review

Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

By Stephanie Storey - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

1501: Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti return to their Florentine homeland in the opening years of the 16th century. At 50 years of age, ...Read Review