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The Fifth Queen

by Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford’s novel about the doomed Katharine Howard, fifth queen of Henry VIII, is a neglected masterpiece.

Kat Howard—intelligent, beautiful, naively outspoken, and passionately idealistic—catches...


The Life of an Amorous Man

by Saikaku Ihara

First published in 1682, The Life of an Amorous Man depicts the pursuits and follies of the glorious age of old Japan, when the new bourgeoisie, unfettered by the societal constraints of the traditional aristocracy,...


Fatal Majesty

by Reay Tannahill

In Fatal Majesty, critically acclaimed novelist Reay Tannahill immerses readers in the tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots-but this is not a conventional retelling of a fascinating yet familiar tale.

Eighteen-year-old...


Scarborough Fair

by Chris Scott Wilson

During the American War Of Independence, the fledgling United States Congress was anxious to smash Britain's domination of the seas and cripple British trade routes. The French, knowing any such disorder could...


SeaHorse

The Fighting Anthonys #4

by Michael Aye

BOOK 4 of THE FIGHTING ANTHONYS series. A needful nation calls. Admiral Lord Anthony has just returned from Gabe's wedding and is finally able to relax with Lady Deborah and their new daughter. Then the Admiralty's...


Vivaldi's Virgins

by Barbara Quick

In this enthralling new novel, Barbara Quick re-creates eighteenth-century Venice at the height of its splendor and decadence. A story of longing and intrigue, half-told truths and toxic lies, Vivaldi's Virgins...


The Rosetta Key

Ethan Gage #2

by William Dietrich

“An utterly captivating romp from the treacherous tunnels beneath Jerusalem to the lost City of Ghosts (Petra, Jordan) to the tumult of revolutionary Paris….Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly...


Elizabeth: The Golden Age

by Tasha Alexander

The reign of Queen Elizabeth I was a time of war, passion, and spectacular achievement. Elizabeth: The Golden Age finds Elizabeth facing bloodlust for her throne and familial betrayal. Growing keenly aware of...


A Corruptible Crown

by Bradshaw Gillian

The compelling sequel to the English Civil War novel London in Chains - It is 1648, and the Civil War has been resurrected by a king still determined to be an absolute ruler and a parliament unable to agree...


Becoming Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette #1

by Juliet Grey

This enthralling confection of a novel, the first in a new trilogy, follows the transformation of a coddled Austrian archduchess into the reckless, powerful, beautiful queen Marie Antoinette. Why must it be...


Josefina's Sin: A Novel

by Claudia H. Long

A thrilling and passionate debut about a sheltered landowner’s wife whose life is turned upside down when she visits the royal court in seventeenth-century Mexico.

When Josefina accepts an invitation from the...


To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn

Ladies in Waiting #1

by Sandra Byrd

Sandra Byrd takes readers back to the court of Henry the Eighth in a novel that imagines the life of Anne Boleyn’s best friend, a young woman whose fortunes depend on the queen’s.

When Anne Boleyn’s star...


The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel

by Laura Andersen

Perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, The Virgin’s Daughter is the first book in a captivating new saga about the next generation of Tudor royals, which poses the thrilling question: What if...


Three Maids for a Crown: A Novel of the Grey Sisters

by Ella March Chase

In the second novel from Ella March Chase, we meet sixteen-year-old Jane Grey, a quiet and obedient young lady destined to become the shortest reigning English monarch. Her beautiful middle sister Katherine...


The She-Wolf

The Accursed Kings #5

by Maurice Druon

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England’s Queen. Having been imprisoned by Edward as leader of the rebellious...


The Architect's Apprentice: A Novel

by Elif Shafak

From the acclaimed author of The Bastard of Istanbul, a colorful, magical tale set during the height of the Ottoman Empire

In her latest novel, Turkey’s preeminent female writer spins an epic tale spanning...


The Poisoned Crown

The Accursed Kings #3

by Maurice Druon

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

No man is impervious to the poisons of the crown…

Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with...


The Strangled Queen

The Accursed Kings #2

by Maurice Druon

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

The King is dead. Long live the King.

With King Philip IV dead, and the Kingdom left in disarray, as the fatal curse of the Templars plagues the...


The Iron King

The Accursed Kings #1

by Maurice Druon

‘This is the original game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

From the publishers that brought you A Game of Thrones comes the series that inspired George R.R. Martin’s epic work.

France became a great nation...


The Figaro Murders

by Laura Lebow

In 1786 Vienna, Lorenzo Da Ponte is the court librettist for the Italian Theatre during the height of the enlightened reign of Emperor Joseph II. This exalted position doesn't mean he's particularly well paid,...