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The Winter Crown: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

by Elizabeth Chadwick

As Queen of England, Eleanor has a new cast of enemies-including the king.

Eleanor has more than fulfilled her duty as Queen of England-she has given her husband, Henry II, heirs to the throne and has proven...


The Swan-Daughter

by Carol McGrath

The Swan Daughter is a true 11th C tale of elopement and a love triangle by best-selling author of The Handfasted Wife, Carol McGrath.

A marriage made in Heaven or Hell.

1075 and Dowager Queen Edith has died....


The Handfasted Wife

by Carol McGrath

Shortlisted for the 2014 RONA Romantic Novel of the Year Awards - Historical Romantic Novel Category

‘Moving, and vastly informative, a real page turner of a historical novel.’ - Fay Weldon

The Handfasted...


The Cruise of the Snark

by Jack London

It began in the swimming pool at Glen Ellen. Between swims it was our wont to come out and lie in the sand and let our skins breathe the warm air and soak in the sunshine. Roscoe was a yachtsman. I had followed...


Villa America: A Novel

by Liza Klaussmann

A dazzling novel set in the French Riviera based on the real-life inspirations for F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is The Night.

When Sara Wiborg and Gerald Murphy met and married, they set forth to create a beautiful...


The Woman in the Photograph

by Dana Gynther

Set in the romantic glow of 1920s Paris, a captivating novel of New York socialite and model Lee Miller, whose glamorous looks and joie de vivre caught the eye of Man Ray, one of the twentieth century’s defining...


Modern Griselda

by Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth's take on the famous folklore stories about the patient and submissive Griselda, The Modern Griselda (1804), is quite hilarious. It's about a wife who is basically the opposite of long-suffering...


Heart: (Cuore) An Italian Schoolboy's Journal

by Edmondo De Amicis

Heart is a novel written by the Italian author Edmondo De Amicis who was a novelist, journalist, writer and poet. The novel is his best known work to this day, having been inspired by his own children Furio...


What Killed Doctor K.?

by Barbara Kotler

...Ben had tears in his eyes, and I knew for sure that this man was going to make a special physician. He cared. Little did he realize then, that given the future of medicine, he was on a collision course when...


Genoa

by Paul Metcalf & Rick Moody

The fiftieth anniversary edition of Paul Metcalf's extraordinary novel, a reckoning with Columbus, America, myth, and his great-grandfather Herman Melville.


Heroines of the Crusades

by C. A. Bloss

In some measure to supply a deficiency which common history cannot obviate, to make the period of the Crusades interesting, by giving to it the tangible thread of authentic narrative, these biographies of the...


A Day with John Milton

by May Byron

"About four o'clock on a September morning of 1665,—when the sun was not yet shining upon his windows facing the Artillery Fields, and the autumnal dew lay wet upon his garden leaves,—John Milton awoke with...


Hello, Hollywood

by Suzanne Corso

From the critically acclaimed author of Brooklyn Story—praised by The New York Times for its “true female voice”—comes the conclusion to a whirlwind Cinderella story traveling from the gritty streets...


The Curse of Anne Boleyn: A Novel

by C.C. Humphreys

"If you like Bernard Conwell's Grail Quest series, you'll love The French Executioner and The Curse of Anne Boleyn. To my mind Cornwell is good, but Humphreys is better."-Sally Zigmund, Historical Novels Review...


My Struggle: Book 4

My Struggle #4

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett

At eighteen years, old Karl Ove moves to a tiny fisherman's village in the far north of the arctic circle to work as a school teacher. No interest in the job itself, his intention is to save up enough money...


The Dream of the Red Chamber

by Cao Xueqin

Cao Xueqin (Chinese: 曹雪芹; (1715 or 1724 – 1763 or 1764) was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty. He is best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the Four Great Classical Novels...


I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After

by Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel, four-time New York Times bestselling author, self-made businesswoman, and media maven, offers her hard-won guidance on dating and relationships in the tradition of her breakout book, A Place...


Sarah Fielding: Author of David Simple

by June Jameson

At a time in England when arranged marriages were commonplace, when the only respectable means of survival for aristocratic women without dowries were the ignominious positions of unpaid companions to affluent...


Greenville

by Dale Peck

In this novel based on real events, Dale Peck takes on the childhood of his father, Dale Peck Sr. Raised in poverty with seven brothers and sisters in suburban Long Island, terrorized by an abusive mother, Dale...


The Bridal Chair: A Novel

by Gloria Goldreich

"In prose as painterly and evocative as Chagall's own dazzling brushstrokes, Gloria Goldreich finely evokes one of the most significant masters of modern art through the discerning eyes of [his] loyally protective...