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The Lighthouse Stevensons

by Bella Bathurst & Harpercollins Publishers Ltd. HarperCollins e-books (June 28, 2011)

For centuries the seas around Scotland were notorious for shipwrecks. Mariners' only aids were skill, luck, and single coal-fire light on the east coast, which was usually extinguished by rain. In 1786 the...

Blood of the Reich: A Novel

by William Dietrich HarperCollins e-books (June 28, 2011)

“WilliamDietrich...should be read by anyone who loves adventure at its grandest!”—James Rollins, author of Alter of Eden

Atthe height of WWII, a quartet of daring American adventurers pits theircunning...

The Confession of Katherine Howard

by Suzannah Dunn HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

From Suzannah Dunn, the critically acclaimed author of The Queen of Subtleties, The Sixth Wife and The Queen’s Sorrow, comes the tragic, gripping, and intensely moving story of Katherine Howard—the fifth...


by Anna L. Waldo HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

Clad in a doeskin, alone and unafraid, she stood straight and proud before the onrushing forces of America's destiny: Sacajawea, child of a Shoshoni chief, lone woman on Lewis and Clark's historic trek -- beautiful...

Far to Go

by Alison Pick HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

"Deftlystructured and . . . seamless." —Globe and Mail (Toronto)


"[A]nuanced and layered portrait of betrayal. . . . The strength of Far to Golies in Pick's ability to show precisely why one person could...

The Princess of Nowhere

by Lorenzo Borghese HarperCollins e-books (December 07, 2010)

Prince Lorenzo Borghese, a descendant of the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, bursts boldly onto the historical fiction scene with The Princess of Nowhere—a captivating and richly atmospheric re-imagining...

Russian Winter: A Novel

by Daphne Kalotay HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

“Daphne Kalotay captivates in a soaring debut novel. An elegant, compelling puzzle of family, memory and solitude that brings to life modern-day Boston and postwar Russia through a profound love story. Graceful,...

Dracula, My Love: The Secret Journals of Mina Harker

by Syrie James HarperCollins e-books (July 20, 2010)

Author Syrie James (The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen) offers readers a breathtaking new perspective on Bram Stoker’s classic tale of the king of the vampires with Dracula, My Love. In these “Secret Journals...

The Gentleman Poet

by Kathryn Johnson HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

The Gentleman Poet is the best kind of historical novel—well researched, beautifully written, and wildly entertaining.”

—Daniel Stashower, author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl


The Gentleman Poet, author...

The Great Lover: A Novel

by Jill Dawson HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

“A brilliant, complicated man is the centre of Jill Dawson’s The Great Lover, and while she draws extensively on historical records of Brooke and his contemporaries, it is her decisions as a novelist that...

The Sister Wife

by Diane Noble HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

The Sister Wife is the first book in a new Brides of Gabriel historical series set during the formation of the Mormon edict of polygamy. Award-winning author Diane Noble explores the inner conflicts, emotions,...

Dearest Cousin Jane: A Jane Austen Novel

by Jill Pitkeathley HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

“A well-researched and beautifully imagined novel….If Jane and the Austen family were not quite like this, they should have been.”

—Ruth Rendell


Dearest Cousin Jane by Jill Pitkeathley, the author of...

The Miracles of Prato: A Novel

by Laurie Albanese & Laura Morowitz HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

“Like Fra Filippo’s paintings, this love story, set in one of the most intriguing historical periods, is suffused with clear, warm color and fine attention to detail.”

 —Debra Dean, author of The Madonnas...

The Ladies' Lending Library

by Janice Kulyk Keefer HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

It is August of 1963, the year of the Taylor/Burton film epic Cleopatra, showcasing a passion too grand to be contained on the movie screen. The women of the Kalyna Beach cottage community gather for gin and...


by Kevin Baker HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

A literary tour de force, a magnificent chronicle of a remarkable era and a place of dreams

In a stunning work of imagination and memory, author Kevin Baker brings to mesmerizing life a vibrant, colorful, thrilling,...

A Silent Ocean Away

Colette #1

by DeVa Gantt HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Charmaine Ryan knows only poverty and pain growing up. In the wake of a horrifying tragedy, she seeks a new life, and fate leads her into the private world of the wealthy Duvoisin clan. At first, it seems as...

Figures in Silk: A Novel

by Vanora Bennett HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

“Bennett’s medieval England comes alive in ways a reader can immediately relate to, even while being transported away from the modern world.”

Christian Science Monitor


The story of two sisters caught...

Forever Waiting: Colette's Appeal

Colette #3

by DeVa Gantt HarperCollins e-books (November 24, 2009)

Forever Waiting by DeVa Gantt is the final book in her Duvoisin family saga, an epic story teeming with intrigue, passion, and betrayal that will appeal to fans of Sarah Donati. Following A Silent Ocean Away...

A Cup Of Tea

by Amy Ephron HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Rosemary Fell was born into privilege. She has wealth, well–connected friends, and a handsome fiance, Philip Alsop. Finally she has everything she wants.

It is then, in a moment of beneficence, that Rosemary...


by Sheramy Bundrick HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A novel of Vincent Van Gogh, Sheramy Bundrick’s Sunflowers is an arresting and beautiful tale of a young French prostitute’s passionate, doomed relationship with a troubled artist. Vividly evoking a bygone...

The Flamboyant

by Lori Marie Carlson HarperCollins e-books (April 07, 2009)

In the tradition of Beryl Markham's West with the Night, The Flamboyant tells the story of Lenora Demarest, a strong–willed, soft–spoken American beauty intent on becoming the first aviatrix in her adopted...


by D. J. Taylor HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When Henry Ireland dies unexpectedly from what appears to be a riding accident in August 1863, the failed landowner leaves behind little save his high-strung young widow, Isabel—who somehow ends up in the...

Julia and the Master of Morancourt

by Janet Aylmer HarperCollins e-books (April 21, 2009)

From the author of Darcy's Story comes a novel of romance, family tragedy, and intrigue in a volatile England at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.

Julia Maitland had an idyllic childhood with her brother and younger...

Daughter of Troy

by Sarah B. Franklin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The rightful-born queen of Lyrnessos, Briseis watched helplessly from the battlements as her husband and brothers were crushed by the invincible army of King Agamemnon. Taken into slavery, the proud, beautiful...

Thieves of Mercy

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Having survived the bloody Battle of New Orleans and the loss of their ironclad Yazoo River, captain Samuel Bowater, engineer Hieronymus Taylor, and the survivors of their crew are given new orders -- take command...

The Notorious Dr. August

by Christopher Bram HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Christopher Bram tells the story of Augustus Fitzwilliam Boyd, alias Dr. August, a clairvoyant pianist who communes with ghosts, and who finds meaning in his life through a strange love triangle with a righteous...

The Widow's War

by Sally Cabot Gunning HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Married for twenty years to Edward Berry, Lyddie is used to the trials of being a whaler's wife in the Cape Cod village of Satucket, Massachusetts—running their house herself during her husband's long absences...

The Last Witchfinder

by James Morrow HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Jennet Stearne's father hangs witches for a living in Restoration England. But when she witnesses the unjust and horrifying execution of her beloved aunt Isobel, the precocious child decides to make it her life's...


by Sally Cabot Gunning HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Alice Cole spent her first seven years living in two smoky, crowded rooms in London with her family. But a new home and a better life waited in the colonies, or so her father promised—a bright dream that turned...

Decision and Destiny

Colette #2

by DeVa Gantt HarperCollins e-books (April 07, 2009)

A spellbinding saga of a remarkable american family . . .

The beautiful, frail Colette Duvoisin trusted governess Charmaine Ryan with her worries, her dreams, and the care of her beloved children. But now Colette...

The Bad Behavior of Belle Cantrell

by Loraine Despres HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Belle Cantrell felt guilty about killing her husband and she hated that. Feeling guilty, that is. A lady shouldn't do something she's going to feel guilty about later, was a rule Belle kept firmly in mind.


Holy Fools

by Joanne Harris HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Joanne Harris, bestselling author of Chocolat, presents her most accomplished novel yet -- an intoxicating concoction that blends theology and reason, deception and masquerade, with a dash of whimsical humor...

Black Girl,/White Girl

by Joyce Carol Oates HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Fifteen years ago, in 1975, Genna Hewett-Meade's college roommate died a mysterious, violent, terrible death. Minette Swift had been a fiercely individualistic scholarship student, an assertive—even prickly—personality,...


by Katherine Mosby HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Award-winning novelist Katherine Mosby examines the complex landscape of adultery while depicting a woman's unlikely blossoming in the face of war. Lavinia Gibbs defies social convention and family expectations...

The Lightning Keeper

by Starling Lawrence HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This is the story of an unlikely love at the dawn of the electric age in America. In 1914, Toma Pekocevic is a penniless immigrant in New York recently escaped from the bloody politics of the Balkans that has...

The Pirate Round

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1706, war still rages in Europe, and the tobacco planters of the Virginia colony's tidewater struggle against shrinking markets and pirates lurking off the coast. But American seafarers have found a new source...

The Wild Irish

by Robin Maxwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Two female titans -- perfectly matched in guts, guile, and political genius.

Elizabeth, queen of England, has taken on the mighty Spanish Armada and, in a stunning sea battle, vanquished it. But her troubles...

The Living

by Annie Dillard HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a mesmerizing evocation of life in the Pacific Northwest during the last decades of the 19th century.

Leeway Cottage

by Beth Gutcheon HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In April 1940, as the Nazis march into Denmark, Sydney Brant, a wealthy girl of the Dundee summer colony, marries a gifted Danish pianist, Laurus Moss. They believe they are well matched, as young lovers do,...

Hell at the Breech

by Tom Franklin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1897, an aspiring politician is mysteriously murdered in the rural area of Alabama known as Mitcham Beat. His outraged friends -- —mostly poor cotton farmers -- form a secret society, Hell-at-the-Breech,...

A Path of Shadows

by Lauren Haney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Gods blessed Lieutenant Bak, head of the Medjay police, with a rare brilliance -- which is why he is the one to whom his commander turns in a time of need. The explorer Minnakht has vanished into the vast...

Death and the Devil

by Frank Schatzing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the year 1260, a great cathedral, the most ambitious ecclesiastical building in all of Christendom, is rising high above the bustling city of Cologne under the supervision of the architect Gerhard Morart....

Empire Rising

Eskkar Saga #2

by Sam Barone HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Into this violent, unsettled land come the outcast Korthac and the remnants of his mighty desert fighters. Joining forces with Ariamus and his brutal band of thieves, the invaders set their sights on the biggest...


by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created the mysterious Stonehenge.

One summer’s day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in...

Ireland: A Novel

by Frank Delaney HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the winter of 1951, a storyteller, the last practitioner of an honored, centuries-old tradition, arrives at the home of nine-year-old Ronan O'Mara in the Irish countryside. For three wonderful evenings, the...

The Fallen Angels

by Bernard Cornwell & Susannah Kells HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“If you love historical drama…then look no further.”

 —Boston Globe

The magnificent sequel to A Crowning Mercy, Fallen Angels reunites New York Times bestseller Bernard Cornwell—whom the Washington...

Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette

by Sena Jeter Naslund HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Marie Antoinette was a child of fourteen when her mother, the Empress of Austria, arranged for her to leave her family and her country to become the wife of the fifteen-year-old Dauphin, the future King of France....


The Grail Quest #2

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the sequel to The Archer's Tale—the spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family's honor and winds...


The Grail Quest #3

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the sequel to The Archer’s Tale and Vagabond—the spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family’s...

The Archer's Tale

The Grail Quest #1

by Bernard Cornwell HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the first book in the Grail Series—the spellbinding tale of a young man, a fearless archer, who sets out wanting to avenge his family's honor and winds...