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Far Above Rubies

by Anne-Marie Vukelic

Married to one of the most famous writers of the Victorian era, the life of Catherine Dickens is explored in an intriguing biographical novel "So if I was on the edge of reason, who was to blame? I for not...


The Judas Blade

by John Pilkington

In the second mystery featuring actress Betsy Brand, she leaves London and begins a new and dangerous venture as a spy for her country

In autumn 1671, war looms with Holland, while discontent grows with England’s...


Kin

by Lesley Crewe

Traditions, created and subverted. Love, nurtured and destroyed. Friendships, marriages, and the wild beauty of Cape Breton Island. And above all, kin, in all its convoluted forms. In Lesley Crewe's sixth novel,...


The Typewriter Girl

by Alison Atlee

ALL BETSEY DOBSON HAS EVER ASKED IS THE CHANCE TO BE VIEWED ON HER OWN MERITS, BUT IN A MAN’S WORLD, THAT IS THE UNFORGIVABLE SIN

When Betsey disembarks from the London train in the seaside resort of Idensea,...


A Future Arrived

The Passing Bells #3

by Phillip Rock

The final installment of the saga of the Grevilles of Abingdon Pryory begins in the early 1930s, as the dizzy gaiety of the Jazz Age comes to a shattering end. What follows is a decade of change and uncertainty,...


Waiting for Columbus

by Thomas Trofimuk

On a beautiful April morning, a man is brought to an insane asylum in contemporary Spain, claiming to be the legendary navigator Christopher Columbus. Found in the treacherous Straight of Gibraltar, he is clearly...


The Marlowe Papers

Desmond Elliott Prize 2013

by Ros Barber

Winner of the 2013 Desmond Elliott Prize

Longlisted for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction

You’re the author of the greatest plays of all time.

But nobody knows.

And if it gets out, you’re dead. On May 30,...


The Tin Horse: A Novel

by Janice Steinberg

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay...


The Rising of the Moon

by William Martin

Boston, 1916.

Irish immigrant Tom Tracy has nearly everything he’s ever wanted—a promising political career as an aide to the city’s mayor and the love of a beautiful woman, Rachel Levka. When his lusty...


Summerset Abbey

by T. J. Brown

1913: In a sprawling manor on the outskirts of London, three young women seek to fulfill their destinies and desires amidst the unspoken rules of society and the distant rumblings of war. . . .

Rowena Buxton...


Captain Alatriste

by Arturo Perez-Reverte & Margaret Sayers Peden

The novels of Arturo Pérez-Reverte have captivated readers around the world and earned him a reputation as “the master of the intellectual thriller” (Chicago Tribune). His books have been published in fifty...


When I Lived in Modern Times

Women's Prize for Fiction 2000

by Linda Grant

Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction

In the spring of 1946, Evelyn Sert stands on the deck of a ship bound for Palestine. For the twenty-year-old from London, it is a time of adventure and change when all...


The Unmarked Road

by George Cadwalader

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John "K-Bar" Caleb has survived everything the Viet Nam War could throw at him, as his many Bronze Stars attest.  He has been one of the most admired, and the most feared man of his...


Walk Through Darkness

by David Anthony Durham

When he learns that his pregnant wife has been spirited off to a distant city, William responds as any man might—he drops everything to pursue her. But as a fugitive slave in Antebellum America, he must run...


Molly's War

by Maggie Hope

War, tragedy and a shameful secret...

When Molly Mason's father dies in a pit accident, she is left penniless and alone.

She finds work in a local factory, and cheap lodgings. However, when Molly rejects her new...


The Obituary Writer: A Novel

by Ann Hood

A sophisticated and suspenseful novel about the poignant lives of two women living in different eras. On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, an uncompromising young wife and mother obsessed with...


Devils with Wings

Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy

by Olivia Manning & Rachel Cusk

The Balkan Trilogy is the story of a marriage and of a war, a vast, teeming, and complex masterpiece in which Olivia Manning brings the uncertainty and adventure of civilian existence under political and military...


Basti

by Intizar Husain, Frances W. Pritchett & Asif Farrukhi

An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a beautifully written reckoning with the tragic history of Pakistan. Basti means settlement, a common place, and Intizar Husain’s extraordinary novel begins with a mythic,...


Spartacus: Swords and Ashes

by J.M. Clements

Spartacus is the hit TV show which combines blood-soaked action, exotic sexuality, villainy and heroism. This original novel from the world of Spartacus: Blood and Sand tells a brand new

story of blood, sex...