Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles
The Queen of Scotland is dethroned by her countrymen over religious and other matters and seeks sanctuary in England over which her cousin Queen Elizabeth I rules. She feels that she should be the rightful ruler of England and plots to usurp the throne throughout her many years of captivity.... Mary, Queen of Scots
This book details the fictional life of the famous short-lived Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles. The author uses historical facts to weave her tale, detailing Mary's marriages, political upheavals, revolts in her kingdom, and her final flight to England. Mary seeks shelter and protection from her cousin, Queen Elizabeth, but is instead imprisoned, then executed. This is an extroirdinary novelization of a fascinating historical figure.... The Autobiography of Henry the VIII
A fictional account of Henry the VII. Very good historical novel.... The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes By His Fool, Will Somers
Henry VIII begins with a diary being sent to a British woman, from an old man who was once the Great King Henry's Fool. He tells the woman she should read it, in order to understand her place in the world. She begins to read, and it turns out to be an account Of King Henry's life, beginning with earliest childhood, when his father, King Henry VII is still alive, and young Henry, not being the first-born son of the king, is destined for a life within...
The Memoirs of Cleopatra
Cleopatra becomes the queen of Egypt when she is seventeen, thanks to the intervention of Gaius Julius Caesar, who she meets by disguising herself inside a rug. Caesar becomes her lover and tarries long in Egypt with her, visiting monuments and the pyramids in Memphis. During this time, she realizes he has epileptic seizures, and is also impregnated by him. He marries her in Egypt and returns to Rome.
Both Rome and Egypt have many problems, an...