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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...


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 Slept, Time and Chancerecounts the tempestuous marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II in a magnificent story of...


The Danish Girl

by David Ebershoff

A stunning first novel that probes the mysteries of sex, gender, and love with insight and subtlety Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait...


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

"So tempting an opportunity of solving the great problem in regard to an Antarctic continent had never yet been afforded to man..."

A stowaway aboard the whaling ship Grampus, Arthur Gordon Pym finds himself...


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

In Kristin Lavransdatter (1920-1922), Sigrid Undset interweaves political, social, and religious history with the daily aspects of family life to create a colorful, richly detailed tapestry of Norway during...


The Isle of Stone: A Novel of Ancient Sparta

by Nicholas Nicastro

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


The Daughters of Mars

by Thomas Keneally

From the acclaimed author of Schindler’s List comes the epic, unforgettable story of two sisters whose lives are transformed by the cataclysm of the First World War.

IN 1915, Naomi and Sally Durance, two spirited...


Lowcountry Spirit

by Ann Hite

A haunting historical eNovella about three slave girls with mystical powers living on an eerie island off the coast of Georgia, whose lives intertwine in their quest for freedom.

Meet Emmaline, Celestia, and...


Always in my Heart

by Ellie Dean

As the Japanese begin their assault on Singapore, Sarah Fuller is forced to leave her parents and fiancé, Philip, behind. The long journey to England is fraught with danger, and Sarah and her sister Jane don't...


A Long Long Way

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2006

by Sebastian Barry

Praised as a “master storyteller” (The Wall Street Journal) and hailed for his “flawless use of language” (Boston Herald), Irish author and playwright Sebastian Barry has created a powerful new novel...


Burning Twilight

by Kenneth J. Wishnia

As tensions mount between Christians and Jews in Europe at the end of the 16th century, deadly consequences ensue. To seek the truth and prevent injustices, a wandering Talmudic scholar and an accused witch...


The Norfolk Mystery

by Ian Sansom

Love Miss Marple? Adore Holmes and Watson? Professor Morley's guide to Norfolk is a story of bygone England: quaint villages, eccentric locals—and murder …

It is 1937, and disillusioned Spanish Civil War...


The Wind off the Sea

The Bexham Trilogy #2

by Charlotte Bingham

It is 1947, the worst winter in England since records began, and even the sea is frozen. For the women living in the little fishing port of Bexham, the chronic lack of everything from fuel to food has left them...


The Art of Joy

by Goliarda Sapienza, Anne Milano Appel & Angelo Pellegrino

The tumultuous twentieth century, told through the life of a single extraordinary woman

Rejected by a series of publishers, abandoned in a chest for twenty years, Goliarda Sapienza’s masterpiece, The Art of...


Taking Liberties

by Diana Norman

From the author also known as Ariana Franklin-the thrilling sequel to A Catch of Consequence that "moves at a cracking pace."( London Times)

Makepeace Hedley is frantic when she learns that her young daughter,...


Brothers in Arms

by G S Willmott

This is an extraordinary story, one which provides insights into the dualities of human nature, especially against a background of war. We are confronted with the potential within all of us for both heroism...


The Affair

by Hans Koning

The Affair, Koning's first novel, is the debut title in the NewSouth reprint series of his work. The book traces a young student's increasingly obsessive involvement with his partner who sees their relationship...