8 Novels About the Wives of Famous Historical Figures

Behind every great man is a great woman.

Books about Anne Boleyn, Marie Powell and Mary Emmons, wives of historical figures.
novels about the wives of famous historical figures

The Secret Wife of Aaron Burr

By Susan Holloway Scott

Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn

By Evelyn Anthony

The Mapmaker's Daughter

The Mapmaker's Daughter

By Katherine Nouri Hughes

Mary, Mrs. A. Lincoln

Mary, Mrs. A. Lincoln

By Janis Cooke Newman

Wife to Mr. Milton

Wife to Mr. Milton

By Robert Graves

novels about the wives of famous historical figures

Nefertiti

By Michelle Moran

Becoming Madame Mao by Anchee Min, a book about the wife of a famous historical figure

Becoming Madame Mao

By Anchee Min

novels about the wives of famous historical figures

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

By Therese Anne Fowler