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The Devils of Loudun

by Aldous Huxley

Huxley blends fiction and historical fact to portray the conflict between a seventeenth-century French priest and the demented nuns who accused him of sorcery and devil worship!


Omar Khayyam

by Harold Lamb

This is grand reading, this story of the Persian poet, known to the modern world through the Rubaiyat - to his own times as a famous astronomer, promulgator of a new calendar, of the heresy that the earth moved...


Suleiman the Magnificent: Sultan of the East

by Harold Lamb

An outstanding scholar of the East, author Harold Lamb here presented another one of his brilliant, carefully worked, and blazingly colorful tapestries of a man and his era - in this case, it is Suleiman, wisest...


The Iron Mistress

by Paul Iselin Wellman

A quite extraordinary piece of historical recreation in a biographical novel based on the life of Jim Bowie, whose name has been immortalized in the “bowie knife”. From the time of his youth, his was a life...


Child of the Sun

by Kyle Onstott

This brilliant and brutally intimate novel captures accurately the depravity and intrigue of Ancient Rome. CHILD OF THE SUN tells the story of the youth Varius Avitus Hassianus, destined to become Emperor of...


Learning to See

by Elise Hooper

“Written with grace, empathy, and bright imagination, Learning to See gives us the vivid interior life of a remarkably resilient woman. Dorothea Lange’s story is about passion and art, love and family,...


German Calendar, No December

by Sylvia Ofili & Birgit Weyhe

Olivia Evezi's childhood is a happy one; her days are spent listening to highlife records and poring over the colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid...


What's Left of the Night

by Ersi Sotiropoulos & Karen Emmerich

In June 1897, the young Constantine Cavafy arrives in Paris on the last stop of a long European tour, a trip that will deeply shape his future and push him toward his poetic inclination. With this lyrical novel,...


My Real Name is Hanna

by Tara Lynn Masih

1941, Hitler's army crosses into Soviet-ruled Ukraine in a secret mission titled "Operation Barbarossa. A young Jewish girl, Hanna Slivka is fourteen when German soldiers arrive in her small village of Kwasova....


Shoot Like a Girl

by Kari Bovee

AUDIENCE Genre Fiction: Historical Mystery/Women’s Fiction • Fans of Girl with a Gun • Readers of biographical fiction • Anyone interested in Annie Oakley • Women who shoot guns • Anyone who enjoys...


My Struggle: Book 6

by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett & Martin Aitken

The final installment in the long-awaited, internationally celebrated My Struggle series.

The full scope and achievement of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s monumental work is evident in this final installment of his...


The Life of Olaf Waniglia

by Timothy L Radle

Experience the intrigue of one man’s extraordinary life.  The Life of Olaf Waniglia takes you on a journey through Olaf’s experiences, both good and bad.  “Why is Olaf’s life worth reading about?”...


Thing of the Moment

by Bruno Noble

A Thing of the Moment is a narrative meditation on the subject of identity recounted in the first person singular by three women whom we follow from childhood to early adulthood, from the early 1970s to the...


Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar

by Yuri Tynianov, Susan Causey & Vera Tsareva-Brauner

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Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar tells the story of the last year in the life of Alexander Griboyedov, a diplomat and playwright in the Russia of Tsar Nicholas I. The novel takes him from being feted in St...


The Wreckage of Eden

by Norman Lock

EXTENSIVE CRITICAL ACCLAIM: Rave reviews for The American Novels series titles have appeared on NPR and in print and online outlets ranging from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Reader's Digest to...


Another Side of Paradise

by Sally Koslow

In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham’s star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald’s career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make...


No One But You

by Tessa Levy & Shelley Cassidy

No One but You is a fictional account of a young girl’s extraordinary life, from the post-war East End of London to the high life of America and back again. It portrays Tessa Levy’s yearning for adventure...


A View of the Empire at Sunset

by Caryl Phillips

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips presents a biographical novel of the life of Jean Rhys, the author of Wide Sargasso Sea, which she wrote as a prequel to Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre.

Caryl Phillips’s...


Nixon Ebere

by V. C. Ubere

The book Nixon Ebere is a biography of the fictional character Nixon

Chukwuka Ebere. The book shows moments of his life.

Chapter One shows Nixon in his childhood, Chapter Two shows Nixon in his adolescent age,...


Grand Deceptions

by G. S. Willmott

Grand Deceptions is a historical novel centred predominantly around Melbourne and Ballarat in Victoria Australia. England, Scotland and San Marino also play a part of this captivating story.

The timeline begins...