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Total War Rome: Destroy Carthage

by David Gibbins

How far would you go for Rome?

Carthage, 146 BC.

This is the story of Fabius Petronius Secundus - Roman legionary and centurion - and of his general Scipio Aemilianus, and his rise to power: from his first battle...


This Is How You Say Goodbye

by Victoria Loustalot

A razor-sharp memoir in which a young woman travels to Cambodia, Stockholm, and Paris to overcome the legacy of her difficult and charismatic father

When Victoria Loustalot was eight years old her father swept...


Sibs

by F. Paul Wilson

Kara Wald thought she knew her sister Kelly. She was practical, down-to-earth, and just a little bit dull. But then Kelly died after jumping--or being pushed--out of a twelfth-floor window of Manhattan's Plaza...


The Secret of Santa Vittoria

by Robert Crichton

In the last days of World War II, German forces are sent to occupy the Italian hill town, Santa Vittoria, and claim its great treasure: one million bottles of the Santa Vittoria wine that is its lifeblood. The...


Monsters of the Earth

by David Drake

Governor Saxa, of the great city of Carce, a fantasy analog of ancient Rome, is rusticating at his villa. When Saxa's son Varus accompanies Corylus on a visit to the household of his father, Crispus, a retired...


Hidden

by Victoria Lustbader

A captivating debut novel, Hidden marvelously re-creates New York City in the 1920s, from the hustle and bustle of the Lower East Side to the hushed hallways of the homes of the rich and powerful. In graceful,...


The Camerons

by Robert Crichton

On her 16th birthday, Maggie Drum sets out from the grimy streets of her Scottish coalmining town to find a man of pride, independence and spirit fit enough to be her husband.  She finds her man in Gillon Cameron,...


Some Prefer Nettles

by Junichiro Tanizaki

The conflict between traditional and modern Japanese culture is at the heart of this compelling Japanese novel.Kaname is a smug, modern man living in a modern marriage. He gamely allows his wife to become the...


Pagoda, Skull & Samurai

by Koda Rohan & Chieko Irie Mulhern

This collection of Japanese literature features the works of noted Japanese novelist Koda Rohan.Japanese literary history usually classifies Koda Rohan as an idealist writer, and the three stories included in...


Romance of the Three Kingdoms

by Lo Kuan-Chung, C. H. Brewitt-Taylor & Robert E. Hegel

In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han dynasty came to an end and three kingdoms contested for control of China. Liu Pei, legitimate heir to the Han throne, elects to fight for his birthright and...


Hawaii End of the Rainbow

by Kazuo Miyamoto

This is the story of the Japanese who immigrated to Hawaii around the turn of the present century, worked as forced laborers on the sugar plantations, and afterwards remained in Hawaii to work as free men and...


The Sleeping Dictionary

by Sujata Massey

YOU ASK FOR MY NAME, THE REAL ONE, AND I CANNOT TELL. IT IS NOT FOR LACK OF EFFORT.

In 1930, a great ocean wave blots out a Bengali village, leaving only one survivor, a young girl. As a maidservant in a British...


Dragon's Lair

Justin de Quincy #3

by Sharon Kay Penman

The long-awaited third novel in Sharon Kay Penman's much-loved medieval mystery series. 

July 1193: Richard Lionheart, eldest and most favored son of Dowager Queen Eleanor of Aquitane, languishes in an Austrian...


Becoming Jane Eyre

by Sheila Kohler

Read Sheila Kohler's posts on the Penguin Blog.

A beautifully imagined tale of the Bronte sisters and the writing of Jane Eyre

The year is 1846. In a cold parsonage on the gloomy Yorkshire moors, a family seems...


Time and Chance

Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine #2

by Sharon Kay Penman

The long-awaited sequel to Sharon Kay Penman's acclaimed novel When Christ and His Saints SleptTime and Chancerecounts the tempestuous marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II in a magnificent story...


The Danish Girl

by David Ebershoff

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne and directed by Academy Award-winner Tom Hooper 

A New York Times Notable Book * Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender...


The Priest's Madonna

by Amy Hassinger

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

by Edgar Allan Poe

After reading an 1836 newspaper account of a shipwreck and its two survivors, Edgar Allan Poe penned his only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, the story of a stowaway on a Nantucket whaleship...


Comfort Woman

by Nora Keller

Possessing a wisdom and maturity rarely found in a first novelist, Korean-American writer Nora Okja Keller tells a heartwrenching and enthralling tale in this, her literary debut. Comfort Woman is the story...


The Wreath

Kristin Lavransdatter #1

by Sigrid Undset

Kristin Lavransdatter interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during the fourteenth-century. The trilogy,...