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The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain Standard Ebooks (August 09, 2018)

The Prince and the Pauper remains one of Twain’s more popular novels, having been adapted many times for the stage, screen, and elsewhere. When Tom Clancy, a young pauper in London, meets Prince Edward, the...


Rise, then Descend

by Nick Stokes Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1. From Rise,...


813

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Arsène Lupin disappeared at the end of The Hollow Needle the public and police assumed he was dead; but it turns out he was just biding his time and waiting for the right opponent to face off against....


The Black Tulip

by Alexandre Dumas Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Cornelius van Baerle, a respectable tulip-grower, lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win the magnificent prize for its creation. But after his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting...


Behold, This Dreamer

by Charlotte Miller NewSouth Books (June 01, 2001)

Janson Sanders, part Cherokee, part poor-but-proud white, is intent on avenging his father's death and taking back the land stolen from him by a wealthy planter. Parentless and alone, Janson sets out, hopping...


Eden Rise

by Robert Jeff Norrell NewSouth Classics (October 29, 2012)

In Eden Rise Tom McKee, a white college freshman, returns to his home in the Alabama Black Belt in the summer of 1965 and becomes embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his...


The Last Queen of the Gypsies

by William Cobb NewSouth Books (September 30, 2010)

William Cobb's first novel in nine years is a brilliant, quirky, highly readable story as compelling as it is original. Its main characters journey on parallel quests: Lester Ray, a fourteen-year-old boy who...


Children Bob Moses Led

by William Heath NewSouth Books (June 01, 2014)

Winner of the Hackney Literary Award and selected in 2002 by Time as one of the eleven best novels on the African American experience, The Children Bob Moses Led is a compelling, powerful chronicle of the events...


Forsaken

by Ross Howell NewSouth Books (September 01, 2015)

In April 1912 in Hampton, Virginia, white eighteen-year-old reporter Charles Mears covers his first murder case, a trial that roiled racial tensions. An uneducated African American girl, Virginia Christian,...


On the Hills of God

by Ibrahim Fawal NewSouth Books (July 01, 2006)

June 1947 was the eve of the end of the world for eighteen-year-old Yousif Safi, for Yousif is a Palestinian. On the Hills of God describes the year-long journey of a boy becoming a man, while all that he has...


There Is a River

by Charlotte Miller NewSouth Books (March 01, 2002)

There Is a River is the final installment in Charlotte Miller's regional best-selling trilogy that began with Behold, This Dreamer and continued with Through a Glass, Darkly. The sweeping story follows Janson...


Pale Blue Light

by Skip Tucker NewSouth Classics (June 18, 2012)

Pale Blue Light is a rare espionage thriller set in the Civil War. Young Rabe Canon leaves his family's Alabama plantation at the start of the Civil War, befriending Major Thomas Jackson of Virginia Military...


The Disinherited

by Ibrahim Fawal NewSouth Books (October 01, 2012)

In this sequel to Ibrahim Fawal's critically acclaimed On the Hills of God (winner of the PEN Oakland Award), the young Palestinian Yousif Safi searches throughout Jordan for Salwa, his bride, from whom he was...


Lord Stanton's Last Mistress (Mills & Boon Historical) (Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies, Book 3)

by Lara Temple Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

She saved his life…

Now he can’t resist her!

A Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies story: Lord Stanton’s stay on the island of Illiakos is shrouded in memories of fever and his mysterious nurse. Years later,...


Captain Rose’s Redemption (Mills & Boon Historical)

by Georgie Lee Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

From gentleman to rogue

Who had her former fiancé become?

Captured by pirates off the Virginia coast, Lady Cassandra Shepherd is shocked to see in the blue eyes of Captain Rose the young man she loved and...


A Kiss Away From Scandal (Mills & Boon Historical) (Those Scandalous Stricklands, Book 1)

by Christine Merrill Mills & Boon Historical (May 31, 2018)

If the truth comes out…

There will be scandal!

Part of Those Scandalous Stricklands: Hope Strickland must find the lost items of her family’s estate. Mysterious Gregory Drake, expert at fixing the problems...


The Tudor Crown

by Joanna Hickson HarperCollins (May 31, 2018)

‘A wonderful story… engrossing, lively and engaging’ For Winter Nights book blog

‘An intriguing tale, told with confidence’ The Times

She’ll betray her king to crown her son

When Edward of York...


A Plague on Mr. Pepys

by Deborah Swift Accent Press (July 05, 2018)

The second novel in the Mr Pepys series by popular historical novelist Deborah Swift, featuring the Great Plague

Sometimes the pursuit of money costs too much...

Ambitious Bess Bagwell is determined that her...


The Lily and the Rose

by Jackie French HarperCollins (March 19, 2018)

The war is over. But can there ever truly be peace? 'Thestory is equal parts Downton Abbey and wartimeaction, with enough romance and intrigueto make it 100% not-put-down-able.' - AustralianWomen's Weekly on...


Rebekah

Women of Genesis #2

by Orson Scott Card Tom Doherty Associates (July 17, 2018)

Rebekah, book two in New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card's Women of Genesis series—a unique re-imagining of the biblical tale.

Born into a time and place where a woman speaks her mind at her...


Rust & Stardust

by T. Greenwood St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2018)

“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found...


The Flint Lord

by Richard Herley Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Driven by the sinister forces of his own heritage, Brennis Gehan Fifth, Lord of Valdoe, is planning the genocide of the nomadic tribes who impede the spread of his empire in the land that was southern England...


The Stone Arrow

by Richard Herley William Morrow and Company (January 30, 2018)

Stone Age England. The ancient, nomadic way of life is coming to an end; the agricultural revolution has begun. When the farmers of Burh attack the sleeping nomad tribe, Tagart is the only survivor. Twenty-five...


The Subway Girls

by Susie Orman Schnall St. Martin's Press (July 10, 2018)

From the author of The Balance Project comes a dual-timeline narrative featuring a 1949 Miss Subways contestant and a modern-day advertising executive whose careers and lives intersect.

"Schnall has written a...


The Tide Mill

by Richard Herley Richard Herley (January 30, 2018)

The setting is feudal Sussex in the thirteenth century, a landscape and society that have changed almost beyond recognition. The power of the Church is at its zenith; yet the King, ruling by divine right, is...


Manituana

by Wu Ming Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

1775. In Massachusetts, the conflict between the British Empire and the American colonies becomes all out war. In the colony of New York, the Six Nations - or “League of Peace and Power” – must decide...


The Removes

by Tatjana Soli Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 12, 2018)

As the first wave of pioneers travel westward to settle the American frontier, two women discover their inner strength when their lives are irrevocably changed by the hardship of the wild west in The Removes...


The Spicy-Adventure MEGAPACK ®: 25 Tales from the "Spicy" Pulps

by Robert Leslie Bellem, Victor Rousseau, Arthur Wallace & Ellery Watson Calder et al. Wildside Press (July 24, 2015)

The pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century are often "politically incorrect" by modern standards. However, the "Spicy" magazines -- Spicy-Adventure Stories, Spicy Mystery, Spicy Western, etc. -- were...


What the Horses Heard

by Rebecca Gethin Cinnamon Press (May 31, 2014)

Exquisitely observed, this highly charged and affecting novel takes us on an epic journey with larger than life characters and animals that experienced extraordinary brutality during a devastating war, along...


The Devil's Half Mile

by Paddy Hirsch Tom Doherty Associates (June 05, 2018)

The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch is a riveting historical thriller debut set in 1799 New York City

Seven years after a financial crisis nearly toppled America, traders chafe at government regulations, racial...


Side by Side

by Jenni L. Walsh Tom Doherty Associates (June 05, 2018)

"Full of charm and sly humor, SIDE BY SIDE tells the story of Bonnie and Clyde’s slide from lovebirds to jailbirds—and what an action-packed story it is! Vivid storytelling and a few shots of humanity breathe...


The Ten Incarnations of Adam Avatar

by Kevin Baldeosingh Peepal Tree Press (May 01, 2013)

This postmodern historical novel addresses power, sex, and the role of the imagination in constructing social realities. Adam Avatar has been, among other incarnations, a Spanish priest, a slave trader, a white...


The Less You Know The Sounder You Sleep

by Juliet Butler Fourth Estate (May 01, 2018)

‘Do yourself a favour and read this wonderful book’ Scotsman

Based on the true story of conjoined Russian twins, Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep is a tale of survival...


An Orphan’s War: One of the best historical fiction books you will read in 2018

by Molly Green Avon (May 03, 2018)

War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool’s Dr Barnado’s Home cannot give up hope. An Orphan’s War is a gripping saga about love and loss on the Home Front.

LIVERPOOL, 1940

When her childhood...


Ivanhoe

by Walter Scott Standard Ebooks (May 01, 2018)

Set in 12th-century England, Prince John rules while his brother King Richard is away during the Crusades. During his reign, Prince John and others of Norman nobility abuse their power over the Saxons, forcing...


The Angry Tide

by Winston Graham St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS.

Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro...


The Summer I Met Jack

by Michelle Gable St. Martin's Press (May 29, 2018)

"[The Summer I Met Jack] offers an alternate Kennedy family history that will leave readers wondering whether America knew the real JFK at all." --Kirkus Reviews

New York Times bestselling author imagines the...


The Three Musketeers

by Alexandre Dumas Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“All for one, one for all!”--Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers, by French writer Alexandre Dumas, was first released in serial form in 1844, a year before Dumas’ publication of...


War and Peace

by Leo Tolstoy, Aylmer Maude, Louise Maude & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition of War and Peace brings Leo Tolstoy's master work to a new audience.

It was acclaimed author Leo Tolstoy's finest literary...


Classic Westerns

by Max Brand, Owen Wister, Zane Grey & Willa Cather et al. Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

Discover six classic novels as you follow the footsteps of the trailblazers who settled the American West.

 

As the American West opened up to settlers after the Civil War, people were eager for tales of great...


Les Miserables

by Victor Hugo & Isabel F. Hapgood Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Les Miserables is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Les Miserables is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. First published in...


The Call of the Wild and Other Stories

by Jack London Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

Powerful stories about the will to survive.

In Call of the Wild, Buck, a domesticated dog, is stolen from his home in California and sold into sled dog slavery during the 1890s Klondike gold rush in Alaska....


Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy & Constance Garnett Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Anna Karenina is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

First published in the late 19th century, Anna Karenina, by famed Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, is widely...


Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Great Expectations is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

One of the most popular novelists ever, Charles Dickens wrote about what he saw in 19th century London:...


The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread. Shame, Despair, Solitude!”--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers...


The Age of Innocence

by Edith Wharton Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?”--Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

In a society where people “dreaded scandal more than disease,” passion was a force of ruin. Winner of the...


Les Misérables

by Victor Hugo, Isabel F. Hapgood & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

“The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.”

“So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Misérables cannot fail to be of use,” says...


Eyes Turned Skywards

by Ken Lussey Fledgling Press (May 31, 2018)

This novel reflects on the rumours and theories surrounding a number of real-life events, including the death of the Duke of Kent and the aircraft crashes of Short Sunderland W4032 and Avro Anson DJ106.

Wing...


The Dream Daughter: Chapter Sampler

by Diane Chamberlain St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2018)

From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel, The Dream Daughter.

When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970...


Sherlock Holmes: A String to his Bow

by Nigel Scott Melrose Books (April 19, 2018)

In these eleven meticulously constructed cases written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the intellectual prowess of Sherlock Holmes, the sleuth hound, is tested to the utmost. Once again, ably assisted...