Browsing: Biographical Fiction

From a New York Times bestselling author: During World War II, teacher Elspeth and student Nancy face uncertainty and danger when Japanese forces take control of their British-run school in China. “Gaynor’s story of courage and strength will make you believe in the heroic spirit in each of us” (Lisa Wingate).

London, 1649: After the execution of King Charles, Nan and Frances plan to bring the king’s exiled son back to England to claim the throne — while their cousin Luce delights in the prospect of a new republic… A gripping tale of love, loyalty, and intrigue.

In 1858, Princess Victoria of England marries her beloved Prince Frederick of Prussia — but unexpected challenges and court intrigue await her. “Sweeping, immersive… draws readers into the mesmerizing world of the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria” (New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict).

Inspired by true events: During World War II, Mabel Hartley leaves her desk job to work at the sprawling Texas estate of 81-year-old Emma Koehler — where she helps Emma tell her life story and finds herself drawn into a fascinating new world. “A sweet memorialization of a real-life female business pioneer” (Kirkus Reviews).

“Beautifully written and richly detailed” (Chanel Cleeton): When 22-year-old Marion begins tutoring young princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose in 1933, she guides them through the momentous years ahead. “Lovers of The Crown will adore this!” (USA Today bestselling author Susan Meissner).

Inspired by true events: In 1869, suffragist Emily takes over her husband’s role overseeing the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. Can she overcome the obstacles she faces — and embrace her ambition? “An absorbing and poignant tale… Not to be missed!” (New York Times bestselling author Kim Michele Richardson).