The Queen’s Rival
Set in England 1459, it tells the War of the Roses through the eyes of Cecily Neville
Set in Ancient Greece, starting with a retelling of the tale of the Minotaur and following the daughters of Minos, King of Crete forwards in their adventures.
The Boleyn Inheritance
A book about Anne of Cleves, Jane Boleyn and Katherine Howard, navigating the court of Henry VIII and his many marriages.
The Pull Of The Stars
Set in 1918 Dublin during the influenza pandemic.
Set on a Farm in England in a time unspecified, this tale of animals taking their freedom and running their own lives is a re-telling of the russian revolution, but much easier to follow.
Set in Ancient Greece, a retelling of the childhood of Helen of Troy
Following on from Nobody’s Princess, this book continues the journey of Helen of Sparta interwoven with the story of The Golden Fleece
Bridgerton: The Duke And I, by Julia Quinn
A book set in 1813 London about a scheme hatched between a society lady seeking a husband, and a duke seeking no wife.
The Other Boleyn Girl, by Phillipa Gregory
Set in the Tudor Court, it follows Anne Boleyns rise and fall through the eyes of her sister Mary.
How To Stop Time, by Matt Haig
Set at staggered times between Elizabethan England and current day London, this book follows Tom Hazard, a gentleman who only ages a year a decade.
The Song Of Achilles, by Madeline Miller
Set in Ancient Greece, this book follows Patroclus companion of Achilles through their boyhood, their studies and eventually to the beaches of Troy
Set in Lancashire, 1612, the book is set around the true story of the Pendle Witch Trials
Katherine, Tudor Duchess
A book which follows the life of Katherine Willoughby, the Duchess of Suffolk, who witnessed the rise and fall of Henry VIII’s six wives and his three children.
The Downstairs Girl
Set in 1890’s Atlanta, this book tells the story of chinese american Jo, who leads a double life as an advice columnist