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Leonora in the Morning Light

By Michaela Carter - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Set in France during WW2, Leonora in the Morning Light is a novel about Leonora Carrington and Max Ernst, two important figures in ...Read Review

Georgette Heyer, History, and Historical Fiction

By Kim Wilkins (ed.) - By Samantha J. Rayner (ed.) - Published 2021



Who still reads Georgette Heyer? Who are her best loved heroes and heroines? Why do so many describe reading Heyer as a guilty ...Read Review

The Glorious Guinness Girls

By Emily Hourican - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Aileen, Maureen and Oonagh are the glorious Guinness girls, members of the dynastic brewing family, and part of the Bright Young Things, a ...Read Review

Mrs. Lincoln’s Sisters: A Novel

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

As the fourth child of seven from her parents’ marriage, and with an additional nine half-siblings born from her father’s second marriage, ...Read Review

The Book of Lost Friends

By Lisa Wingate - Published 2020


Hannie Gossett is an eighteen-year old freed slave. In 1875 she finds herself caught up in the affairs of the Gossett family, on whose ...Read Review

The Engineer’s Wife

By Tracey Enerson Wood - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

In the tradition of many recent novels bringing to light the stories of forgotten women from America’s past, meet Emily Warren Roebling, ...Read Review

Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor

By Rebecca Rosenberg - Published 2019


Biographical FictionWestern

Rebecca Rosenberg, author of The Secret Life of Mrs. London, offers up a fascinating insight into another American woman of substance with Gold ...Read Review

Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel

By Melanie Benjamin - Published 2019


Melanie Benjamin has a wonderful track record of finding lesser known characters and stories from history and bringing them to life in fiction. ...Read Review

Love Is Blind

By William Boyd - Published 2018



Love is Blind is a love story that criss-crosses the globe in the last years of the 19th century and the early years ...Read Review

Catching a Witch

By Heidi Eljarbo - Published 2017


When Clara Dahl returns to the small Norwegian coastal town she grew up in, she takes great pleasure in being reunited with old ...Read Review

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