As originally published on BookBub: Some women loom large in the history books, while others slip through the cracks and are all-but-forgotten. The list we’ve complied below features novels about some of history’s most well-known female figures, along with others who might not sound so familiar. The only thing more amazing than these leading ladies is the fact that they are based on real people. Prepare to be dazzled, impressed, horrified, and heartbroken. Publishers’ descriptions are included below. To read the full article on BookBub, click here.
In her new book, author Allison Pataki tells the story of Desiree Clary, the 19th-century Queen who established the dynasty that still rules Sweden today.