Fiction - Historical - Personage

Slipper

By Hester Velmans

For beautiful Lucinda, being born into a well-to-do aristocratic family in 17th century England should have been the beginning of a life of opulence and ease. Unfortunately, her mother, fifth daughter of Lord Hempstead, was disgraced by becoming pregnant while unwed and died shortly after...

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The Country Girl Empress

By A. Piper Burgi

The Country Girl Empress tells of the early days of Princess Elisabeth, daughter of Duke Max in Bavaria, called Sisi within the family. We follow her story from birth to the day she married Franz Joseph, son of Archduchess Sophie of Austria and her feeble-minded...

In a Gilded Cage

By Susan Appleyard

In a Gilded Cage is a historical fiction account by Susan Appleyard of the life of Empress Elisabeth “Sisi” of Austria (1837-1898). It covers the period from the time the fifteen-year-old Bavarian princess accompanies her older sister to visit their cousin, Emperor Franz Josef, and...

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I Am Bathsheba

By L.J. Minx

I Am Bathsheba by L.J. Minx puts a profound spin on the ages-old story of King David and Queen Bathsheba. The biblical story of David and Bathsheba includes nuances of adultery and promiscuous sex, but L.J. takes that tale a dozen steps further to draw...

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Sally

A Novel
By J. Schlenker

Sally: A Novel is the fictional account of the life of Sally Ann Barnes (1858 - 1969), a black woman born into slavery in Kentucky. Author J. Schlenker met Sally briefly as a child, when Sally was over one hundred years old. Her memory of...

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2017

By Tarin Breuner

America is a land of hope and of freedom, but also a land of contradictions and distrust. With so much to live for and so much to lose, what better way to understand than to put it into a poem? By looking at the good...

Queen Mary's Daughter

By Emily-Jane Hills Orford

Queen Mary’s Daughter by Emily-Jane Hills Orford is a book that explores the possibility that there could have been another heir to the Scottish throne, and follows the life of a powerful, well-developed female protagonist, her work, and unusual adventures that bring history to life,...

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The Last Saturday of October

The Declassified Saga of Black Saturday
By Douglas Gilbert

The Last Saturday of October: The Declassified Saga of Black Saturday by Douglas Gilbert is a breathtaking novel that will take readers into surprising places, filled with historical references and declassified information about one of the most decisive moments in modern history. Could anyone have...

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The Cold Light of Dawn

The King's Greatest Enemy #4
By Anna Belfrage

The Cold Light of Dawn by Anna Belfrage is set in the period following the crushing of the rebellion led by Henry of Lancaster in 1329, and a semblance of peace seems to settle on the land. But the young king, Edward III, doesn’t find...

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Encounters Unforeseen

1492 Retold
By Andrew Rowen

Encounters Unforeseen: 1492 Retold by Andrew Rowen is a phenomenal historical novel that transports the reader back to the 15th century and brings them into contact with some of the historical personalities that have shaped history. The story is centered on the epic journeys of...

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