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Annie Between the States, by L.M. Elliott

Annie Sinclair has enjoyed a peaceful and prosperous life on her family’s estate in Virginia, but when the Civil War begins her home is caught in the line of battle. 191 more words

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Primavera, by Mary Jane Beaufrand

In Renaissance Italy at the height of Medici power, Flora is the youngest and least valued daughter of the Pazzi household. She watches as her family struggles to gain equal status with one of history’s most powerful merchant families. 93 more words

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The Other Countess, by Eve Edwards

Lady Eleanor Rodriguez, Countess of San Jaime, holds a title but no wealth. Instead, she leads a precarious life following her alchemist father from court to court as he strives to turn lead into gold. 143 more words

Young Adult

The Queen’s Lady (Lacey Chronicles #2), by Eve Edwards

For Lady Jane, now the Dowager Marchioness of Rievaulx, fortune is not a luxury, but a curse. Before his death, her husband arranged protection for Jane by placing her in service as one of Queen Elizabeth’s ladies in waiting. 148 more words

Young Adult

Lily of the Nile, by Stephanie Dray

With the fall of Alexandria and the death of Mark Antony and Cleopatra, their daughter, Princess Selene, finds herself a possession of the Roman government. She and her two surviving brothers are taken from Egypt to Rome where they begin a new life with Octavia, the Roman emperor’s sister. 150 more words

Young Adult

Edenbrooke, by Julianne Donaldson

This is not a young adult novel and not fully historical fiction. However, the heroine is seventeen and this regency romance is so much more appropriate than most popular young adult fiction these days, I feel it is appropriate to include on my site. 164 more words

Young Adult

Hush: An Irish Princess’ Tale, by Donna Jo Napoli

Melkorka is an Irish princess living a privileged life in medieval Ireland. When she and her young sister are kidnapped by a Russian slave ship, Melkorka is plunged into the unfamiliar struggles of poverty and servitude. 124 more words

Young Adult