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The Kitchen House

By Kathleen Grissom - Published 2010 (US)Published 2013


1791: A traumatised seven-year-old Irish orphan, Lavinia, is indentured to the owner of a tobacco plantation in Virginia. She is white, but is set ...Read Review

The Book of Love

By Kathleen McGowan - Published 2009



Estranged both from the man she loves and her brother, Maureen Pascal requires their assistance to unravel Matilda of Tuscany’s biography and ...Read Review

The Other Queen

By Phillipa Gregory - Published 2008


The “other queen” in Gregory’s new Tudor novel is Mary of Scotland, the bane of Elizabeth’s existence and the thorn in ...Read Review

The Boleyn Inheritance

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2006


Gregory’s latest novel focuses on the lives of three women, all of whom bear witness to the Boleyn family’s legacy: Anne ...Read Review

The Expected One

By Kathleen McGowan - Published 2006


Described as an autobiographical religious thriller, this is the first book of a trilogy. It contains elements – religion, murder, conspiracy – which have been ...Read Review

Virgin Earth

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2000 (UK)Published 2006 (US)


Biographical Fiction

Charles I is on the verge of plunging England into civil war, and John Tradescant, royal gardener, flees the grief of his wife’...Read Review

Cupid and the King: Five Royal Paramours

By HRH Princess Michael of Kent - Published 2002 (UK)Published 2006 (US)



This reprinted collection of biographies varies in one way from the original: the author, having written a whole book about Diane de Poitiers, ...Read Review