Fiction - Historical - Personage

Downriver

A Tale of Moving Pictures Before Hollywood
By Evan Anderson

Downriver: A Tale of Moving Pictures Before Hollywood by Evan Anderson is a historical novel that follows the life of Anne Blackstone, a woman who witnessed the birth of the movie industry, working behind the scenes at a time before Hollywood. She lost her father...

Dark Lady

A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer
By Charlene Ball

Dark Lady: A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer by Charlene Ball is a historical fiction novel on the life of Emilia Bassano Lanyer. This is a book that would appeal most to a mixed audience of mature young adults and adults who enjoy historical fiction...

Days of Sun and Glory

The King's Greatest Enemy #2
By Anna Belfrage

Anna Belfrage’s Days of Sun and Glory is a powerful historical novel set against the backdrop of a turbulent political landscape. It’s England during the reign of King Edward II, in the 14th Century. Roger Mortimer has betrayed the king and hatched a rebellion that...

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Defender of Jerusalem

A Biographical Novel of Balian d'Ibelin
By Helena P. Schrader

Defender of Jerusalem: A Biographical Novel of Balian d’Ibelin is an historical novel written by Helena P. Schrader. This is the second book in Schrader’s historical trilogy which follows the life of Balian d’Ibelin during the 12th century. The author precedes her story with a...

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Darker the Night

By Lisa London

Wow....just, wow. That's exactly what I thought when I finished reading Darker the Night, the haunting and interesting story inspired by a true life story by author Lisa London. Follow protagonist Hedy as she matures from a child raised as part of Hitler's Youth Group...

Daughter of Destiny

Book 1 of Guinevere's Tale
By Nicole Evelina

Daughter of Destiny by Nicole Evelina is well written in first person, and captured my interest with a unique prologue, a simple one paragraph, that made me want to read more about a woman I thought readers of Arthurian legends knew all about. Was Guinevere...

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Dark Shadows

The Mercy Carver Series Book 1
By Jana Petken

Ohhh, long sigh. That is what I did when I finished reading Dark Shadows, the first book in the Mercy Carver series by author Jana Petken. A stunning work of historical fiction, the book is heartbreaking and ultimately a story of redemption. Follow the story...

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Danger of Love

Sangsar
By Maryam Tabibzadeh

In Maryam Tabibzadeh’s Danger of Love, Marjan lived her life according to other people. She is beautiful and educated, but she is also the daughter of a powerful man in Persia. At the age of nine, she got married to a much older man who...

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Do Not Resurrect

By Chairman Kingmaker

Chairman Kingmaker’s novel, Do Not Resurrect, is a chilling science fiction novel with three main protagonists: Sevi Verna, a poor recluse with an excellent problem-solving mind; the famous historian Arnold Toynbee, who belongs to an elite royal family, finds his professional fame diminished after a...

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