A Song for Summer

10 best books like A Song for Summer (Eva Ibbotson): I am Rembrandt's Daughter, Lady Macbeth's Daughter, Time Enough for Drums, The Traitor's Smile, The Rogue's Princess, Sovay, The Remarkable Life and Times of Eliza Rose, The FitzOsbornes at War, No Shame, No Fear, Sarah's Story

AuthorLynn Cullen
ISBN1599900467
With her mother dead of the plague, and her beloved brother newly married and moved away, Cornelia van Rijn finds herself without a friend or confidante--save her difficult father. Out of favor with Amsterdam's elite, and considered brash and unreasonable by his patrons, Rembrandt van Rijn, once...
AuthorLisa M. Klein
ISBN1599903474
The daughter Macbeth might have had, if Shakespeare had thought to create her
Albia has grown up with no knowledge of her mother or her father, the powerful Macbeth. Instead she knows the dark lure of the Wychelm Wood and the moors, where she's been raised by three strange sisters. It's only when the...
AuthorAnn Rinaldi
ISBN0816712697
This was an excellent read.

Yes, I didn't 100%, completely approve of the romance here--but you know what? In the end, that hardly MATTERED. Because, as with all Ann Rinaldi books . . . this is about so much more than just romance. This is why she's my favorite historical fiction author. She takes...
AuthorPatricia Elliott
ISBN0340956771
Eugenie de Boncoeur has fled the violence of the French Revolution to find sanctuary in England at the home of her cousin, Hetta. At first, the two girls find themselves at loggerheads: Hetta can't understand Eugenie's preoccupation with clothes and appearance, and scorns her politics. Soon, however,...
AuthorEve Edwards
ISBN0141337346
I really loved the first two books, The Other Countess and The Queen’s Lady, so I fully expected to feel the same way about The Rogue’s Princess. And I did!

Of all of the Lacey brothers we’ve heard from so far, I think that Kit may be my favourite. I thought that it would take a lot to knock kind...
AuthorCelia Rees
ISBN1599902036
It's England, 1783. When the rich and beautiful Sovay isn't sitting for portraits, she's donning a man's cloak and robbing travelers—in broad daylight. But in a time when political allegiances between France and England are strained, a rogue bandit is not the only thing travelers fear. Spies abound,...
AuthorMary Hooper
ISBN1582348545
Ousted from her family by her new stepmother, Eliza Rose makes her way to London--only to be thrown straight into prison for stealing a bite to eat. Her life takes a remarkable twist when she is rescued and befriended by the infamous actress Nelly Gwyn. Nelly introduces her to the courtly intrigue, politics,...
AuthorMichelle Cooper
ISBN0375970509
Michelle Cooper completes her heart-stealing epic drama of history and romance with The FitzOsbornes at War.

Sophie FitzOsborne and the royal family of Montmaray escaped their remote island home when the Nazis attacked. But as war breaks out in England and around the world, nowhere is safe....
AuthorAnn Turnbull
ISBN0763631906
A young Quaker girl and the son of a wealthy merchant face intolerance and persecution in this gripping historical novel that evokes the passion and idealism of young love.

"Don't cry. We won't be parted. I promise."

It is 1662, and England is reeling from the aftereffects of civil...
AuthorRuth Elwin Harris
ISBN0763617075
(Originally published in Britain as The Silent Shore.)

Four independent-minded sisters come of age in the early 1900s -- and four interwoven novels tell their stories, each through a different sister's eyes.

The year is 1910, and the four Purcell sisters have only each other. Their...
AuthorSusanne Dunlap
ISBN1599903326
Murder and love—from the halls of Vienna’s imperial family to a perilous gypsy camp

 
Amid the glamour of Prince Nicholas Esterhazy’s court in 18th-century Vienna, murder is afoot. Or so fifteen-year-old Theresa Maria is convinced when her musician father turns up dead on Christmas...
AuthorMarie-Louise Jensen
ISBN0192755315
I had high hopes for this book, not because I knew the author (I didn't), but because the reviews were so good and it totally sounded like my type of book; and when I started reading, the story reminded me a little bit of one of my favorite books ever, Crown Duel by Sherwood Smith, but now I have to take that back...
AuthorAmy McAuley
ISBN0802722997
When the Germans begin bombing London in World War II, Betty is determined to do her part. Instead of running air raid drills like most girls her age, she lies about her age and trains to become a spy. Now known by her secret agent persona, Adele Blanchard, she finds herself parachuting over German-occupied...
AuthorCarol Dines
ISBN0152054774
Seventeen-year-old Angelica Voglia has the voice of an angel. But in seventeenth-century Rome, the pope has forbidden women to sing in public. To make matters worse, her controlling mother is determined to marry her off to a wealthy nobleman, even though Angelica is in love with a poor French artist....
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