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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 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...


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...


The Soul Of A Thief

by Steven Hartov HQ Digital (April 17, 2018)

In the spring of 1944, I realized that I was not going to survive the war…

Shtefan Brandt, adjutant to a colonel of the Waffen SS, has made it through the war so far in spite of his commander’s habit of...


The Restless Sea

by Vanessa de Haan HarperCollins (April 19, 2018)

‘The sure-footedness of a pro, an amazing debut’ Jeffrey Archer

Absorbing and richly observed, THE RESTLESS SEA is a masterful story of the turbulent years of the Second World War.

Three lives collide in...


An Orphan’s Courage

by Cathy Sharp HarperCollins (April 19, 2018)

Heartache and hardship in London’s East End, from the bestselling author of The Orphans of Halfpenny Street

St Saviours children’s home in London’s East End has provided a safe refuge for local children...


Mrs. M

by Luke Slattery 4th Estate (October 23, 2017)

From one of Australia's foremost journalists, Luke Slattery, comes a bravura literary achievement, a rich and intense novel of an imagined history of desire, ambition and dashed dreams, and a portrait of one...


A Daughter’s Courage: A powerful, gritty new saga from the Sunday Times bestseller

by Kitty Neale Avon (April 05, 2018)

Her strength is all she has left…

When Dorothy meets Robbie, she falls for him quickly and it’s not long before the pair are engaged. But then an unexpected pregnancy puts everything at risk, and Dorothy...


Bleak House

by Charles Dickens Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Bleak House, completed by Dickens in 1853, tells several interlocking story-lines and features a host of colorful characters. Though very difficult to summarise, the novel centers around the decades-long legal...


A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Plague is a disease that has a long and tragic history alongside humanity’s development of tightly-packed cities. A Journal of a Plague Year is a first-person narrative account of London’s last great...


All Things Are Lights

by Robert Shea Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

All Things Are Lights is a novel written by Robert Shea in 1986. It is the story of a fictional 13th century French troubadour named Roland.

Set amongst the historical details of Louis IX's failed crusade to...


Anarchy in a Cold War

by Kurtis Sunday Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Anarchy in a Cold War is a novel by Kurtis Sunday set in the West Berlin alternative-squatter-Punk scene during the latter part of the Cold War. The city, a focal point in the conflict between East and West,...


The Last of the Mohicans

by James Fenimore Cooper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Last of the Mohicans is one of the most famous tales of pioneer American adventure. Set during the French and Indian War, Mohicans tells the tale of the journey of two daughters to meet their father, a colonel,...


Dancing for the Devil

by Marie Laval Accent Press (April 17, 2018)

Can her love heal his haunted heart? - Cape Wrath, Scotland, November 1847. Bruce McGunn is a man as brutal and unforgiving as his land. Discharged from the army, he is haunted by the spectres of his fallen...


Ill Will

by Michael Stewart HQ (March 22, 2018)

‘An astonishing novel’ The Independent

I am William Lee: brute; liar, and graveside thief.

But you will know me by another name.

Heathcliff has left Wuthering Heights, and is travelling across the moors...


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Pride and Prejudice may today be one of Jane Austen’s most enduring novels, having been widely adapted to stage, screen, and other media since its publication in 1813. The novel tells the tale of five unmarried...


The Saracen: The Holy War

by Robert Shea Ballantine Books (January 30, 2018)

The Saracen is a two-part novel written by Robert Shea. The two separate portions, The Land of the Infidel and The Holy War are a continuous tale.

Basically ignored during its publication - and subsequently out...


Speakeasy

by Alisa Smith St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

A WALTER SCOTT PRIZE ACADEMY RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018!

In this literate and action-packed historical thriller, set during World War II, a plucky code-breaker fights to keep a deadly secret as her Bonnie-and-Clyde...


Hotel on Shadow Lake

by Daniela Tully St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

Suspenseful and compelling, Daniela Tully’s Hotel on Shadow Lake is at once an intricate mystery, an epic romance, and a Gothic family saga.

When Maya was a girl in Germany, her grandmother was everything to...


Woman of the Ashes

by Mia Couto & David Brookshaw Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2018)

The first in a trilogy about the last emperor of southern Mozambique by one of Africa’s most important writers

Southern Mozambique, 1894. Sergeant Germano de Melo is posted to the village of Nkokolani to oversee...


Alice’s Secret: A gripping story of love, loss and a historical mystery finally revealed (The Mill Valley Girls)

by Lynne Francis Avon (March 05, 2018)

The second novel in Lynne Francis’s gripping family saga trilogy. Prepare to be captured by the story of Alice… Can uncovering a long forgotten family mystery change your life?

1890 Alice is the sole bread-winner...


The Quest of Kadji

by Lin Carter Wildside Press (March 10, 2018)

Zarouk, aging warrior and grandfather to young Kadji, implored the boy to dethrone Prince Yakthodah, vile imposter-heir to the throne of the Dragon Emperor. On Haral, his faithful, black Feridoon pony, and with...


Bullets for a Ranger: A Walt Slade Western

by Bradford Scott Wildside Press (March 07, 2018)

Ghosts range -- fearsome figures in gleaming armor, spirits of the conquistadores -- are striking terror into the herdsmen of Texas' Matagorda Bay country.... But maybe, a skeptical Slade told himself, they're...


The Flower Seller

by Linda Finlay HQ (March 08, 2018)

A charming and evocative tale of family and fortune from the queen of West Country saga, Linda Finlay.

Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until...


This Scorched Earth

by William Gear Tom Doherty Associates (April 03, 2018)

This Scorched Earth is an amazing tour de force depicting a family’s journey from near-devastation in the Civil War to their rebirth in the American West, from New York Times bestselling author William Gear....


The Saracen: Land of the Infidel

by Robert Shea Ballantine Books (January 30, 2018)

The Saracen is a two-part novel written by Robert Shea. The two separate portions, The Land of the Infidel and The Holy War are a continuous tale. Basically ignored during its publication - and subsequently...