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An Inquiry Into Love and Death

by Simone St. James

In 1920's England, a young woman searches for the truth behind her uncle’s mysterious death in a town haunted by a restless ghost…

Oxford student Jillian Leigh works day and night to keep up with her studies—so...


Templars in America: From the Crusades to the New World

by Tim Wallace-Murphy & Marilyn Hopkins

Templars in America explodes the myth that Columbus was the first European to discover the Americas. Using archival and archaeological sources, Tim Wallace-Murphy and Marilyn Hopkins reveal the Venetian connection...


The Rings of Saturn

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 1998

by W. G. Sebald & Michael Hulse

Shortlisted for the 1998 Los Angeles Times Book Award in Fiction: "Stunning and strange . . . Sebald has done what every writer dreams of doing. . . . The book is like a dream you want to last forever. . . ....


Inquisitor Dreams

by Phyllis Ann Karr

Spanish Inquisitor Don Felipe considers himself a loyal servant of Holy Church. Despite his lifelong friendship with the Jewish Gamito, despite the courtly love for their Islamic playfellow's sister that inspired...


The Assassin's Wife

by Moonyeen Blakey

assassin, royalty, princes in the tower, wars of the roses, England, tarot, witch Second Sight is dangerous. Nan's visions of two noble boys imprisoned in a tower frighten her village priest. The penalty for...


Battle Hymn of the Republic

by Jack Martin

Civil war, mystery, murder, military, South, Union, Confederate The murderer of our late beloved president, Abraham Lincoln, is still at large. April 1865. Robert E. Lee‚s Army of Northern Virginia has surrendered...


Thirst: A Novel

by Mary Sharnick

Venice, July, 1613: A suspicious drowning in the Lagoon and a deadly assault on a bridge shatter the dreams of Captain Lorenzo Contarini and his fiancée, la Signorina Caterina Zanchi, members of two noble Venetian...


A Pyrrhic Victory: Volume 1, The Shaping of Destiny

by Ian Crouch

Synopsis: It is twenty-two years since the death of Alexander the Great. After years of fighting, his empire has been divided up between his generals. Always hostile to each other, they focus constantly on their...


The Lightning Tree

by Ernest Swain

In a previous novel by this author, A Surprising Legacy, the principal characters in this story, Amos and Sarah Carlisle, settle to a quiet country life after their nomadic existence in a gipsy caravan. Good...


Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

by Andrea Barrett

"A luminous work of historical fiction that explores the far reaches of the Arctic and of men's souls."—?Denver Post Capturing a crucial moment in the history of exploration—the mid-nineteenth century romance...


A Surprising Legacy

by Ernest Swain

In the late 1700's Amos Carlisle's family are evicted from their tied cottage when a land grab by the Lord of the Manor following the implementation of the Enclosures Act caused violent unrest. They took to...


The Servant Girl

by Maggie Hope

She is the downstairs maid; he is the Master's son...

Forced to become a kitchen maid at Fortune Hall, Hetty Pearson strikes up an unlikely friendship with the younger son of the house, Richard.

But Hetty is just...


Jacob's Folly

by Rebecca Miller

A luminous novel—funny and moving in equal measure—that shines with the author’s unique talents

Jacob’s Folly is a rollicking, ingenious, saucy book, brimful of sparkling, unexpected characters, that...


Ilyana

by John Orford

Ilyana is an historical drama set in Germany during the Weimar and Nazi periods. The storyline follows the chequered life of Max Rieker, an NCO in the Waffen-SS, who finds himself at the cutting edge of one...


A Respectable Married Woman

by Glenda Banks

Charlotte Hatfield, barely eighteen, is sent away from her English family estate to marry an army officer stationed in Australia and return to her titled family a respectable married woman - instead of the unwed...


The Banished Children of Eve: A Novel of Civil War New York

by Peter Quinn

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


The Waste Land: An Entertainment

by Simon Acland

The Waste Land chronicles the adventures of Hugh de Verdon, a monk turned knight, during the extraordinary historical events of the First Crusade. When Hugh's father and brothers perish in a hunt run amok, his...


Thief of Souls

by Ann Benson

With her acclaimed novels The Plague Tales and The Burning Road, Ann Benson has carved out a unique place on the literary landscape with her fascinating alchemy of mystery, history, and psychological terror....


Master of Rain

by Tom Bradby

Shanghai, 1926: a sultry city lousy with opium, warlords, and corruption at the highest levels. Into this steamy morass walks Richard Field, an idealistic Brit haunted by his past and recently appointed to the...


The Sixth Wife: The Story of Katherine Parr

The Tudor Saga #7

by Jean Plaidy

Dangerous court intrigue and affairs of the heart collide as renowned novelist Jean Plaidy tells the story of Katherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s six queens.

Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Katherine Howard,...