"fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra as seen through the eyes of the Romanovs’ young kitchen boy, Leonka. Now an ancient Russian immigrant, Leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs’ brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family. Historically vivid and compelling.

Another book that really intrigued me about the possibility of it all. "fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra as seen through the eyes of the Romanovs’ young kitchen boy, Leonka.

The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields - This novel based on Edith Wharton's life is wonderful! Totally enjoying it.

The Age of Desire ~ Jennie Fields. For fans of "The Paris Wife," a sparkling glimpse into the life of Edith Wharton and the scandalous love affair that threatened her closest friendship.

Seductive, sharp-witted lady-in-waiting Aemilia Bassano, who later becomes known as England's first published female poet, falls into a love affair with the Bard himself, loses favor with the court, and resorts to black magic and sorcery to save her child, in this textured work of historical fiction.

Dark Aemilia: A Novel of Shakespeare's Dark Lady

Seductive, sharp-witted lady-in-waiting Aemilia Bassano, who later becomes known as England& first published female poet.

(Adult book with appeal for teens) Ursula Todd died before she was born. Ursula Todd was born in 1910, and she lived. Ursula Todd fell off a roof and died. Ursula Todd had an abusive husband. Ursula Todd lived through WWII multiple times. Click to read the NYTimes review of this thought provoking novel about a woman who dies and lives over and over again.

‘Life After Life,’ by Kate Atkinson

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. What if you could live again and again until you got it right? For as Ursula grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.

Top New Historical Fiction on Goodreads, June 2012

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty gives a fictional glimpse into the life of silent film star Louise Brooks.

Prudence by Gail Carriger | The Custard Protocol, BK#1 | Heroine: Prudence from the Soulless series | Publication Date: March 17, 2015 | www.gailcarriger.com | #Steampunk

Prudence by Gail Carriger is the first book of her The Custard Protocol series. When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her .

❤ Straight of the Page's Most Anticipated Historical Christian Romances of 2015!  http://straightoffthepage.com/our-most-anticipated-historical-romance-novels-of-2015/

Steps: Bookshelf Friday - Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund, Martin Luther, Katharina Von Bora, Jody Hedlund, Historical Fiction

WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD is the eighth novel in the world-famous OUTLANDER series. In June of 1778, the world turns upside-down. #writteninmyownblood #dianagabaldon #book

Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, book by Diana Gabaldon - book cover, description, publication history.

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. #stationeleven #EmilyMandel #book

I READ IT - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel - a book in a genre you don't typically read (dystopian science fiction) - I believe it was a well-written book, but overall was just "meh" for me, personally

Historical Fiction Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton. After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and .

Military research station in remote northern California broadcasts frantic distress call ending: "kill us all." The head is kidnapped to Brazil by "dead man". 35 lab employees die, plus 50 miles vegetation and wildlife, even bacteria. Land is sterile; blight spreads. Park Ranger Jenna, villain's son Jori 10, Antarctica and Cmdr Pierce of Sigma Force join fight #the6thextinction #jamesrollins #book

A remote military research station sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the .

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