Susan Higginbotham

King’s Fool

By Margaret Campbell Barnes - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

  Originally published in 1959, King’s Fool tells the story of Will Somers, whose quick wit attracts the attention of Henry VIII, who ...Read Review

The Centurion’s Wife

By Davis Bunn - By Janette Oke - Published 2009



Young Leah, a penniless niece of Pontius Pilate, has something more on her mind than the prophet named Jesus who has just been ...Read Review

The King’s Rose

By Alisa M. Libby - Published 2009


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

As The King’s Rose opens, fifteen-year-old Catherine Howard has a new suitor—Henry VIII, who soon plans to make her his queen. ...Read Review

The Ancient Ocean Blues

By Jack Mitchell - Published 2008


Children/Young Adult

Though young Marcus Oppius Sabinus is less than thrilled when his cousin Gaius sends him on a spy mission, Marcus does find this ...Read Review

A Constant Heart

By Siri Mitchell - Published 2008



Facing an arranged marriage to the Earl of Lytham, a stranger, 17-year-old Marget is reassured somewhat when her betrothed sends her an astrolabe ...Read Review

Bedlam South

By David Donaldson - By Mark Grisham - Published 2008



In 1863, Alabama native Dr. Joseph Bryarly reluctantly accepts an invitation from a family friend, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, to leave his post at ...Read Review

Washington’s Lady

By Nancy Moser - Published 2008


Biographical Fiction

In the summer of 1757, Martha Custis, a young widow with valuable landholdings in Virginia, has no shortage of eligible suitors from which to ...Read Review

An Uncertain Dream

By Judith Miller - Published 2008



In the third novel of Miller’s Postcards from Pullman series, Pullman, Illinois, is in turmoil in 1894 as its railway workers go on ...Read Review

Deep in the Heart of Trouble

By Deeanne Gist - Published 2008



In this sequel to Courting Trouble, set in 1898 Corsicana, Texas, Essie Spreckelmeyer, well into her thirties, is no longer hunting a husband. Instead, ...Read Review

The Black Tower

By Louis Bayard - Published 2008



In 1818, a street beggar follows Hector Carpentier to his home in the Latin Quarter, only to transform himself into Vidocq, Paris’s master ...Read Review

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